Body Visual, 1996

Body Visual (cover)
Body Visual (cover)
Body Visual inside page
Body Visual inside page
Body Visual inside page
Body Visual inside page

Three artists examining key areas of medical science were commissioned for a series of exhibitions. This book is a record of their works and findings.

Helen Chadwick collaborated with scientists and staff at the Assisted Conception Unit of Kings College Hospital and her work features images of embryos that had been rejected for IVF implantation.

Letizia Galli's work was informed by findings in the field of neurology and explores the chemistry of the brain and the relationship between the neurotransmitter dopamine, addiction and love.

Donald Rodney's deeply personal reflection on medical science stemmed from his own long-term treatment for sickle-cell anaemia and is a meditation on the hope of science within genetic research.

Authors include Pallab Ghosh, Virginia Bolton, Louisa Buck, Gian Luigi Gessa, David Thorp and Alison Bybee.

Publication details

Body Visual
ISBN 978-0-9534546-3-1
Edited by Nicola Triscott
Published by Arts Catalyst, 1996
Designed by Chris Grottick
Colour and monochrome, 36 pages, softback
Dimensions 295mm x 207mm
Weight 190g