School of Health in Social Science

Visual illness narratives: Agnese Sile, ECA

Through analysis of several photographic essays that are intimate collaborations between professional photographers and their sick and disabled ‘other’, Agnese Sile, Teaching Fellow in Digital Design and Media, Edinburgh College of Art, will question: What kind of knowledge is shared between the participants of the photographic act? How do the photographs and the text reveal private expressions of pain, suffering and illness? What is their political and cultural significance?

Feb 27 2019 -

Visual illness narratives: Agnese Sile, ECA

This seminar will focus on the significance of photographic representations of illness narratives within the field of medical humanities and draw attention to possible new modes of expressing and communicating a lived illness experience.

Medical School, Teviot Place - 1.420 Teaching Room 8, Doorway 3