Index of Titles Filed Under 'Medicine'

PublisherTriple Canopy2019
“How could my grandmother have made millions from the antiquated traditions and ridiculous superstitions that I’d been so desperate to abandon?” An essay on the monetization of traditional Chinese medicine and failed promises of diaspora. “Aconite, My Roots,” by Henry Zhang is part of Resentment, the twenty-fifth issue of Triple Canopy, that is devoted to reclaiming—if not recuperating—resentment, especially as harbored by those who are used to fits of anger and bitterness being indicted as unproductive, petty, selfish, even pathological.
PublisherTriple Canopy2019
An essay on posthumous caretaking. “My Existential Limits to the Rectification of Past Wrongs, Or, So If You See Me Crying, It’s Just a Sign That I’m Still Alive” by Tiona Nekkia McClodden is part of Risk Pool, the twenty-fourth issue of Triple Canopy, that asks: how are sickness and wellness defined, and by whom? What are the effects of these definitions, these acts of naming and describing?
PublisherNew Models2020
Artist and writer MARIAM GHANI and Editorial Director of Eyebeam, MARISA MAZRIA KATZ speak to New Models about Ghani’s new work Dis-Ease, a forthcoming essay-film that considers how the metaphors we use to speak about illness and contagion affect the ways in which we prepare and respond to epidemics and treat those afflicted and affected by them. This podcast is part of New Models’ series for TENTACULAR (Extremophilia edition), a “festival of critical technologies & digital adventures” curated by Julia Kaganskiy and José Luis de Vicente for Matadero Madrid, 2019. FOR MORE Dis-Ease (site): www.mariamghani.com/work/1426 Dis-Ease (vid. excerpt): vimeo.com/373883845 www.eyebeam.org/eyebeam-center-fo…re-of-journalism/ tentacular.es/en/about/ Mariam Ghani is an artist, writer, ...
PublisherHåkan Geijer2020
Riot medicine is the practice of medicine in an adversarial environment. It exists outside of formal and State sanctioned medical services. Practitioners of riot medicine go by many names (riot medics, street medics, demonstration medics, action medical), but at the end of the day, their goals are the same. They take to the streets as part of the diverse system of mutual aid that allows individuals to engage in protest. The duties of a riot medic may include handing out water during a peaceful demonstration, providing late-night jail support for arrested comrades, caring for injured protesters and bystanders during a ...
PublisherTriple Canopy2019
“I’ve come to understand that the enemy of health is neither pharmaceuticals nor snake oil, but dogma. The body is too unwieldy to fit within the schema of authoritative interpretation.” An essay on belief, biomedicine, and the pursuit of alternative modes of care. “The World is Unknown” by Carolyn Lazard is part of Risk Pool, the twenty-fourth issue of Triple Canopy, that asks: how are sickness and wellness defined, and by whom? What are the effects of these definitions, these acts of naming and describing?
PublisherTriple Canopy2019
“Am I OK? Is there anyone around to see that I am OK?” A series of poems and letters that reflects on mortality, friendship, and psychic survival. “Wake to Dread” by Gregg Bordowitz is part of Risk Pool, the twenty-fourth issue of Triple Canopy, that asks: how are sickness and wellness defined, and by whom? What are the effects of these definitions, these acts of naming and describing?

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