CRAFT

From embroidering chromosomes, to using quilting or knitting metaphors in my writing, to considering the ways in which skills are taught in medicine, I am interested in the relationships between craft and medicine, and ways that technologies are involved in craft learning.

CRAFT

From embroidering chromosomes, to using quilting or knitting metaphors in my writing, to considering the ways in which skills are taught in medicine, I am interested in the relationships between craft and medicine, and ways that technologies are involved in craft learning.

RESEARCH: Overseas doctors

This ethnographic project is about migrant doctors’ negotiations of medical work in hospital settings that are similar, yet simultaneously unfamiliar, to those they have previously known, foregrounding the social labour involved in moving medical practices from one clinical context to another.

RESEARCH: Overseas doctors

This ethnographic project is about migrant doctors’ negotiations of medical work in hospital settings that are similar, yet simultaneously unfamiliar, to those they have previously known, foregrounding the social labour involved in moving medical practices from one clinical context to another.

IMAGES from the field, SOUNDS and STORIES

Like many anthropologists, I often take photos and record sounds when I am doing fieldwork. Sometimes I work with a photographer or a sound recordist at my fieldsites to help create images. This post outlines some collaborative and other experiments with photos and sounds.

IMAGES from the field, SOUNDS and STORIES

Like many anthropologists, I often take photos and record sounds when I am doing fieldwork. Sometimes I work with a photographer or a sound recordist at my fieldsites to help create images. This post outlines some collaborative and other experiments with photos and sounds.

RESEARCH: Medicine and contemporary art

This research examines issues raised by works of contemporary art that depict anatomically dissected bodies.  I suggest that analysis of these artworks reclaiming the trope of the anatomical body allows room for critical reflection on the culturally constructed nature of the medical body.

RESEARCH: Medicine and contemporary art

This research examines issues raised by works of contemporary art that depict anatomically dissected bodies.  I suggest that analysis of these artworks reclaiming the trope of the anatomical body allows room for critical reflection on the culturally constructed nature of the medical body.