Great conference, fantastic project by Jac Saorsa.
I will be presenting a paper next week at Glasgow University Medical Humanities Research Centre at the Attentive Writers: Healthcare, Authorship and Authority Conference.
I am sure some of you will be attending the conference and I would be very happy to make contact.
My paper is entitled, The Argument of Images: Narrative Diversity in Cancer Care and it is based on the ongoing Drawing Women’s Cancer project. The following is a short extract:
In order to address the idea of ‘attentiveness’ in terms of process-oriented creative practice this paper will discuss an interdisciplinary research project that is fundamentally premised in the conceptual and methodological ethos of narrative medicine, and in an exploration of the ‘argument of images’, as promulgated by James W. Fernandez, it could be understood to offer a challenge to the specific idea of ‘attentive writing’. If such a challenge does indeed exist however, it…
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