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Hybrid bodies : rethinking heart transplantation.

Shildrick, Margrit

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Montreal, Quebec : The Faculty of Fine Arts, Concordia University, [2016]

Physical description

1 volume (unpaged) : colour illustrations ; 22 cm


"A project across art, social science, medicine, philosophy, sociology"--Cover.
"Ethics, psychiatry, art history, anthropology, nursing"--Back cover.
Published to accompany an exhibition held at the Phi Centre in Montréal in 2014 and at the Kunst Kraft Werk in Leipzig, Germany, in 2016.


Introduction -- PITH : the process of incorporating a transplanted heart / Heather Ross -- Reimagining hybrid embodiment : incorporations and identity in heart transplantation / Margrit Shildrick -- "The body which is not one" : four artists' responses to the culture and experience of heart transplantation / Tammer El-Sheikh -- Disrupting hybrid bodies : a personal view / Margrit Shildrick -- Biographies.

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Includes bibliographical references.


  • English

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