Awaiting review. Want to write a review for us? Read a review of Disrepute on Brian Fies’s blog : ‘Disrepute (100 pages) is a collection of comics by Thom Ferrier, the nom de plume of Ian Williams (I always wonder if it’s all right to rat out his secret identity like that but he’s not shy about revealing it himself). Ian is a physician, artist and cartoonist in the U.K. who invited me to speak at the first International Graphic Medicine Conference in London in 2010. We’ve since worked together organizing the 2011 conference in Chicago and next July’s in Toronto. He also has the prettiest penmanship of anyone I’ve… Read More
Use the Quicktime player above to view images along with the audio. If you don’t have Quicktime, you can listen to the audio-only version below. Ian Williams is a doctor of medicine and comics creator under the pseudonym Thom Ferrier. He coined the term Graphic Medicine and set up the website to serve as a resource on the convergence of comics and medicine. Simon Moreton is doctor of human geography and comics creator under the name Smoo. He also established the better, drawn site which features,“Comics drawn by people with experience of living with long-term mental and physical illnesses.” Together they spoke to Shelley… Read More
Use the Quicktime player above to view images along with the audio. If you don’t have Quicktime, you can listen to the audio-only version below. In the third and final talk of Northwestern Feinberg Medical School’s Graphic Medicine lecture series, Dr. Ian Williams discusses his paper in the current issue of the Journal of Medical Humanities as well as his own work as a comics artist. His talk questions whether or not the act of creating graphic memoir can be a cathartic experience.
My article has been published online first In BMJ Medical Humanities Med Humanities doi:10.1136/medhum-2011-010093 click on the image above to access the article, but you’ll need a subscription or an Athens Login. Or you could email me. Ian
Use the Quicktime player above to view images along with the audio. If you don’t have Quicktime, you can listen to the audio-only version below. On 17 November, 2011, a one-day conference on Graphic Medicine was held at the Leeds Art Gallery. It was the second day of Comics Forum 2011, organized by Ian Hague. All of the conference audio will also be available here. In the coming weeks, we will be posting many of the wonderful talks. In this episode, North Wales physician Ian Williams, curator of the Graphic Medicine website, and organizer of the Graphic Medicine day of Comics Forum,… Read More