Center for the History of Medicine and Public Health
New York Academy of Medicine
October 18, 2014
The day-long "Art, Anatomy, and the Body: Vesalius 500" Festival will explore the intertwined histories of art and anatomy, illustration and medicine, performance and the body, body snatching and dissection, identity and intersexuality, disability and representation, and contemporary visual arts and the body. Speakers, performers, and artists will be joined by anatomical cartoonists, 3D printing demonstrations, workshops, and more. With guest curator artist and anatomist Riva Lehrer, speakers and presenters will include Daniel Garrison, Steven Assael, Sander Gilman, Brandy Schillace, Lisa Rosner, Ann Fabian, Bill Hayes, Michael Sappol,Chase Joynt, Proof X, and Kriota Willberg.
More information here. For guest posts from Festival participants, more on the Center's Vesalius collection, and event updates follow nyamcenterforhistory.org.