Sick and Injured Bodies: Medical Imagery and Media Practices of Care

Silvia Casini, Alice Cati, Deborah Toschi

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For a long time, scholars in the Humanities have been trying to move towards a boundary space that touches upon the medical and scientific disciplines. More than others, the topic of representation/visualisation, the relationship between ways of seeing, images, and the techniques to create them has emerged as a fertile and valuable ground for dialogue. This special issue of Cinema & Cie sets itself the ambitious goal of opening an interdisciplinary discussion reflecting on the images of illness, wound, pain, scar, and cure, which are shared today more than ever and go beyond the narrow medical field...
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)9-20
Number of pages12
JournalCinéma & Cie
Issue number39
Early online date15 Jan 2023
Publication statusPublished - 24 Jan 2023


  • Body
  • Care
  • Medical Humanities
  • Trauma
  • Image-agency


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