Louise K Wilson
 
welcome     selected works     exhibitions     publications     cv     links     contact
search  
 
P u b l i c a t i o n s

All Publications

 2018

 2016

 2011

 2009

 2006

 2005

 2004

 1999

 1996

 1994

P u b l i c a t i o n s   2 0 1 6 

In Surgical Sleep published in Interalia Journal, March 2016 - An updated and revised version of the paper - first written in 2000 - was published in Interalia: an online magazine dedicated to the interactions between the arts, sciences and consciousness.

"Versions of this paper were originally presented at three conferences in 2000 (‘The Impact of the Artistic Imagination on Science and Technology during the Second Half of the 20th Century’, a panel at the CAA conference, NYC, USA; ‘Uncommon Senses’ at Concordia University, Montreal and ‘Consciousness Reframed: Art, Technology and Consciousness’ at CAiiA-STAR, Newport, Wales). Despite the lengthy intervening passage of time, I’m curious to revisit this territory – prompted by my participation[1] in the current Wellcome Collection exhibition States of Mind: tracing the edges of consciousness where I encountered Aya Ben Ron’s film Still Under Treatment (2005). This work, filmed at Hadassah Medical Center in Jerusalem, displays the moment at which seven patients fall unconscious under general anaesthetic. Witnessing their surrender to dreamless surgical sleep is an undeniably troubling experience."

https://www.interaliamag.org/articles/louise-k-wilson/

Related Project




© Louise K Wilson 2021. All rights reserved. Design and Programming Spencer Roberts