The Small Gallery
The Small Gallery
23rd April – 11th July 2019
The Small Gallery, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary
Retrospective narratives of biomedical innovation tend to omit the role played by aesthetics and craft skills, framing them as peripheral to science and privileging theory creation over practical making.
This exhibition presents a selection of previously unknown archival sources related to the Aberdonian development of Mark-1, the world’s first whole-body MRI clinical scanner and material from the team leading the IDentIFY project. The aim is to explore how methods and theories from the arts and humanities, usually considered peripheral to science, feed into past and present MRI innovation networks. The archival material exhibited in The Small Gallery, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary introduces visitors to some of the humanities aspects of medical imaging.
Dr Silvia Casini is a lecturer in Film and Visual Culture at the University of Aberdeen. Her work is situated at the crossroad of visual culture and science and technology studies. She is the author of several articles on the aesthetic, epistemological and societal implications of scientific visualisation. She has been recently awarded a Leverhulme Research Fellowship to complete her second book project “Bodies of Data. Image-makers, Data and Reinvention in Magnetic Resonance Technology”, which is under contract with MIT Press Leonardo book series.
Talk and Publication Launch
Friday 24th May, 5.00pm – 6.00pm
The Suttie Arts Space, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Foresterhill
Come and join us for a talk and the launch of the publication to accompany Beverley Hood’s commission.The talk will be led by Dr Silvia Casini, lecturer in Film and Visual Culture at the University of Aberdeen.
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