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Title: Talking about a Christine Borland sculpture: Effective empathy in contemporary anatomy art (and an emerging counterpart in medical training?)
Authors: Richardson, Craig
Borland, Christine
Keywords: Anatomy
Medicine and contemporary art
Sculpture
Museum
Issue Date: 2015
Publisher: © The Author(s). Published by Taylor & Francis
Citation: RICHARDSON, C. and BORLAND, C., 2015. Talking about a Christine Borland sculpture: Effective empathy in contemporary anatomy art (and an emerging counterpart in medical training?). Journal of Visual Art Practice, 14(2), pp. 146-161.
Abstract: This Introduction and interview discusses the poetical and empathic insights that are a key to the effectiveness of contemporary artist Christine Borland’s practice and its relevance to the medical humanities, visual art research and medical students’ training. It takes place in a context of intensive interest in reciprocity and conversation as well as expert exchange between the fields of Medicine and Contemporary Arts. The interview develops an understanding of medical research and the application of its historical resources and contemporary practice-based research in contemporary art gallery exhibitions. Artists tend not to follow prescriptive programmes towards new historical knowledge, however, a desire to form productive relationships between history and contemporary art practice does reveal practical advantages. Borland’s research also includes investigations in anatomy, medical practices and conservation.
Description: This is an Open Access Article. It is published by Taylor and Francis under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 Unported Licence (CC BY). Full details of this licence are available at: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
Version: Published
DOI: 10.1080/14702029.2015.1041743
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/23444
Publisher Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14702029.2015.1041743
ISSN: 1470-2029
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