The factors driving the allocation of resources within the medical system is often not obvious or transparent to the outsider, the patient or their family. One area where it is openly acknowledged is in the media coverage of transplant medicine. There it is repeatedly stated that the number of organs donated or supplied is significantly [...]
ICU – Being asked to step outside while some procedure or other is being carried out
A paper from 2019 from the Intermountain Healthcare's Center for Humanizing Critical Care in Salt Lake City questions this traditional practice of exclusion. Click on the title below to be linked to the article online on Medical XPress. 'Do family members belong in ICU during procedures? Study finds clinicians mixed on practice.' My experience in [...]
Images of the Exhibition – Cast a cold eye on life, on death: The Remake: Medicalised Death in ICU online.
online at http://www.fionadavies.com.au videos of the performative lecture will be online by the end of this week
Cast a Cold Eye – Last Days
This exhibition and program of performative lectures enter their last few days . Cast a Cold Eye on Life, on Death: The Remake - Medicalised Death in ICU finishes on Saturday 18th May at 4 p.m. Until then the exhibition is open 11-5 and performative lectures are programmed for 1 pm on Thursday, 11 am [...]
Free Tickets now available for the Performative Lecture – The Remake: Medicalised Death in ICU.
Dates - May 10th to 18th, 2019. The artist, Fiona Davies, will undertake a series of performative lectures within the exhibition Cast a Cold Eye on Life on Death: The Remake Medicalised Death in ICU. This is Davies's examination exhibition, the culmination of four years of practice-led research into medicalised death in ICU. There are [...]
ABC news post – Doctors think its becoming too hard to die
"Doing the right thing at the right time is fantastic and doing the same thing at the wrong time is horrific," he says. http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-07-28/rethinking-our-approach-to-death-and-having-a-plan-for-dying/10014582
Invitation to the exhibition ‘Holding Space’ at the Kiosk Studio in Katoomba
https://thekiosk.org.au/2018/01/14/holding-space-the-final-kiosk-exhibition/ Supported by CreateNSW, BMCC and a partnership between MAPBM and Toolo
‘The Remake’ – Start of a New Project
Fiona Davies The Remake (working title) Video still, 2016 I finally started the making of a new project two days ago. The image above is from the first bit of footage I've shot. The idea for the new project had been as simple as doing a remake of Bergman's film the Seventh Seal set in a [...]