Tectonic shifts in scientific thought and medical practice during the 19th century fractured past conceptions of life.
Relations with God, nature and ourselves transformed. Vectors of subjectification turned around a multiplicity of events as the old world order collapsed under the pressure of new technologies.
Art and Science researcher Joey O'Gorman PhD traces changing attitudes in medicine through an intervention into the Old Operating Theatre Museum's collections, relating to anaesthesia and asepsis.
Hamish Borno meanwhile will explore our perception of pain from a contemporary point of view.