Transgender Bodies: A Case Study.

Illich (1976) composed the term medical imperialism, which was described as patients depending on doctors to treat their medical problems, however it soon became clear that medicalisation was more complicated than the discovery of medical issues encountered by doctors (Conrad 2007). Due to the number of operations required to fully transition from one gender to another, the transgender body is one of the…

Illich’s Medical Imperialism

Within this blog, we will be looking at the concepts of ‘Medicalisation’ and ‘Medical Imperialism’ as imposed by Ivan Illich (1976). Whilst looking into these terms, we will be discussing what it is and how these terms have shaped the way people view the medical industry. We will also be applying these terms to realistic…

CH-CH-CHANGES

I was always interested in art and drawing on walls as a toddler (as my toddler now in turn is doing to my dismay) and took still images from my father’s old camera when I was seven. Creativity as many of you know comes from a passion that streams into different methods and applications. After…

February 2018 Update

Originally posted on Kel Kade:
Hey, Kel, what have you been up to? I’ve been adventuring. It’s phenomenally exciting, and you can join me when you read the twisted intrigue and extremely serious prose *smirk* that have been pouring out of my mind. (I might be watching the Olympics, too, because they’re awesome and inspiring, and it’s…

An Unproductive, Productive Day.

  Saturday, ah, I remember when you were a day for my weekend job, or a day or hangovers or a day for shopping, now you’re much like any other day. On Saturdays my gran comes over. She has her own fan club amongst my friends because she can be brutal to me. Relentlessly critical… Continue reading An Unproductive, Productive Day.

The Call for Papers is now live for Decorating Dissidence: Modernism, Feminism & the Arts, Nov 2017

Originally posted on British Association for Modernist Studies:
‘FOR ME, THERE IS NO GAP BETWEEN MY PAINTING AND MY SO-CALLED ‘DECORATIVE’ WORK. I NEVER CONSIDERED THE ‘MINOR ARTS’ TO BE ARTISTICALLY FRUSTRATING; ON THE CONTRARY, IT WAS AN EXTENSION OF MY ART.’     SONIA DELAUNAY The call for papers is now open for “Decorating Dissidence”,…