Art in Global Health

 

World continents
katiepeterson

Katie Paterson

Location

Hinxton, Cambridgeshire, UK

Research Centre

Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute

miriamandjames

Miriam Syowia Kyambi and James Muriuki

Location

Kilifi and Nairobi, KENYA

Research Centre

KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme

Elson Kambalu

Elson Kambalu

Location

Blantyre, MALAWI

Research Centre

Malawi-Liverpool-Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Programme

Zwelethu Mthethwa

Zwelethu Mthethwa

Location

Mtubatuba, KwaZulu-Natal, SOUTH AFRICA

Research Centre

Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies

B-Floor

B-Floor Theatre

Location

Bangkok, THAILAND

Research Centre

Wellcome Trust-Mahidol University-Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Programme

Lena Bui

Lena Bui

Location

Ho Chi Minh City, VIETNAM

Research Centre

Oxford University Clinical Research Unit

'Art in Global Health' has set up six artist residencies in six Wellcome Trust-funded research centres as a way of teasing out some of the more personal, philosophical, cultural and political dimensions of health research.

  • About Art in Global Health

    About Art in Global Health

    'Global health' is a phrase we hear more and more frequently. As it attracts more attention it attracts more investment and more research. But what does it mean?

  • Art in Global Health: Reflections

    Art in Global Health: Reflections

    A film made to accompany the artists' work and support the project, providing a whistle stop tour of each artist, their early thoughts about their residency and a rare opportunity to see health research from a more connected, global perspective.

  • B-Floor Theatre

    B-Floor Theatre

    B-Floor Theatre is Thailand's vanguard physical theatre company. While in residence at the Wellcome Trust-Mahidol University-Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Programme in Bangkok, B-Floor will be exploring research into malaria and lesser-known tropical diseases.

  • Lena Bui

    Lena Bui

    Lena Bui collects stories, true or mythical, and weaves them into narratives. While in residence at Oxford University Clinical Research Unit in Ho Chi Minh City, Lena will be exploring zoonosis research and the relationship between animals and people.

  • Elson Kambalu

    Elson Kambalu

    Elson Kambalu is part of a new generation of contemporary African Artists drawn to conceptual and participatory work. While in residence at the Malawi-Liverpool-Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Programme in Blantyre, Elson will be exploring the gaps between traditional and modern medicine that influence health research.

  • Miriam Syowia Kyambi and James Muriuki

    Miriam Syowia Kyambi and James Muriuki

    Miriam Syowia Kyambi is an installation artist and James Muriuki works with photo-based and new digital media. While in residence at the KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme in Kilifi and Nairobi, Miriam and James will collaborate on investigating how health researchers and the involved community depend on and perceive one another.

  • Zwelethu Mthethwa

    Zwelethu Mthethwa

    Zwelethu Mthethwa is a photographer. While in residence at the Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies in Mtubatuba, Zwelethu will be exploring the role that communities play in contributing to health research.

  • Katie Paterson

    Katie Paterson

    Katie Paterson often works with scientists to explore time and the evolution of nature. While in residence at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute in Hinxton, she will be exploring genomics research.

  • Locations

    Locations

    Art in Global Health residencies are taking place in six Wellcome Trust-funded research centres.

'Art in Global Health' is a Wellcome Collection project curated by Danielle Olsen.

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