I’m presenting at the Fourth Parse biennial research Conference.

Catch my presentation at the Violence: fourth PARSE biennial research conference at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden.

Article in Nature ‘Pig experiment challenges assumptions around brain damage in people.

Such a complicated relationship with pigs made even more so and with serious implications! https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-019-01169-8

Video of new work Blood on Silk: Buy/Sell up on vimeo

https://vimeo.com/210003924

10 images of Blood on Silk: Bleeding Out finally all up online.

Click on the link below or otherwise look up Fiona Davies then Selected work then Blood on Silk Bleeding Out.   The first two images show you what the work looks like in full light without the projection. I've done this to give you an idea of how it works physically in space. Then the overhead [...]

Blood is fantastic – no doubt about it.

A recent online article in Science News https://www.sciencenews.org/blog/science-ticker/red-blood-cells-sense-low-oxygen-brain,  just expands on the fascinating details known about blood and its behaviour. The article entitled ' Red blood cells sense low oxygen in the brain' is by Laura Sanders published on  August 4, 2016. the first paragraph states that ' When the brain runs low on oxygen, red blood [...]

Invitation to celebrate the opening of Prescriptions at the Beaney House of Art & Knowledge

My new work from the previous post Bleeding Out Internally,  the book  is in this exhibition.   Invitation to celebrate the opening of Prescriptions at The Beaney House of Art & Knowledge .              

Transcultural Exchange 2016

I've just come back from Boston where I attended the Transcultural Exchange 2016, an international conference on opportunities in the arts. As part of the programme I chaired a roundtable discussion about artists working with medicine. Much to my surprise a reasonably sized crowd of about forty people participated and I was really excited by [...]

Haemoglobin colour scale used by the WHO since 1995

from the 'A simple and reliable method for estimating haemoglobin by G.J. Stott1 & S.M. Lewis2 Bulletin of the World Health Organization, 1995, 73 (3): 369-373' Starting point for a series of new works using the colour scales of the colour of blood differentiated by a range of properties.

Great quote from Nicola Triscott/Arts Catalyst writng on the arts/science interface

'Many people ask me what scientists “get” from work with artists. I feel James Wells, the theoretical physicist who was the ‘inspirational partner’ for Collide@CERN’s first artist in residence Julius von Bismarck expressed it so beautifully when he talked about valuing having someone around who saw the world in a different way, whose influence, he felt, could [...]

Fresh whole blood for pediatric heart surgery ‘may reduce risk of transfusion-related illnesses’

Interesting article in Medical News Today on the benefits in paediatric procedures of using fresh whole blood from a single donor