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. This wonderful panel, moderated by Michael Green, presents the creators of three unique and insightful graphic pathographies. Jenny Lin is a visual artist based in Montreal. She has created experimental narrative-based works in the formats of 2-D print, artist books, video and site-specific installation. She recently worked as a medical illustrator at McGill University and she currently teaches at Concordia University in the Print Media program. www.jenny-lin.ca. She writes of her presentation, In my presentation, Skinny… Read More
Art and Science of Delirium
Nancy Andrews, artist and presenter from our Toronto conference this past summer, writes to report that she has started a new blog. She writes, I am starting this blog as one of the expressions of my contribution to the Artist in Context project “Prospectus for the Nation” http://www.artistsincontext.org/index.php/prospectus/about.html, My goal is that various people will offer guest blogs here–scientists, artists, people affected by illness, philosophers, nurses, psychiatrists, therapists….anyone who would be generous enough to offer their perspective in relation to this topic. The first post is based on her presentation in Toronto. Check it out – amazing stuff.
Loupette and the Moon
A semi-autobiographical comic book. The narrative of Loupette, a girl with hypertrichosis, presents ideas about the mind, sanity and perception, based on the author’s experience as a person with a genetic disorder experiencing delirium and medical trauma.
Paul Gravett’s Toronto Keynote
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. New Podcast Wednesdays are back! To open the many podcasts that will emerge from the 2012 Toronto Comics & Medicine conference, comics historian, commentator, publisher, and Comica festival organizer Paul Gravett gave the opening keynote to the Toronto Comics & Medicine conference, “Setting the Context: Developments in Graphic Medicine.” Enjoy our new podcast feed. It is not yet available via iTunes, but, fingers crossed, it will be shortly.