16 de marzo de 2017

Casebooks opens this week

CASEBOOKS opens in London this week.

A casebook is a written collection of cases. In the decades around 1600, a pair of English astrologer-physicians produced one of the largest surviving sets of medical records in history.

The Casebooks Project is making these records understandable through a digital platform.

CASEBOOKS is a collaboration between the Casebooks Project, Ambika P3 and six artists. The exhibition explores resonances between creative works and historical questions. What is a medical encounter? How do we understand our place in the world? What remains when we are gone?

Ambika P3 is a 14,000 square foot experimental art space, formerly the concrete testing laboratory at the Polytechnic of Central London.

The exhibition is accompanied by a series of events, beginning with the Private View on Thursday 16 March and the Artists and Curator Seminar on Friday 17 March. All events take place at Ambika P3 (Baker Street Tube). Details online and below.

Full programme of talks and events: http://www.p3exhibitions.com/
For more about the Casebooks Project and to download the book accompanying the exhibition: http://www.magicandmedicine.hps.cam.ac.uk/