Launch of “Frissure”: a collaboration between Kathleen Jamie, Brigid Collins and CMH


Centre for Medical Humanities Blog

On 6th August 2013, on a bright, August evening, I took part in the launch of Frissure, a book collaboration between the writer Kathleen Jamie and the artist Brigid Collins.  CMH had been involved from the very early stages in this project as Kathleen spent some weeks with us as a Fellow of the Institute of Advanced Study In Durham in early 2012 and talked of her joint work with Brigid.  We invited Brigid to join her in presenting a seminar on this work and the idea of the book was born.  With the support of a grant from the Wellcome Trust and from the IAS, the book has now been published by Birlinn .

Frissure is an exquisite collection of images and words connected and interconnected that reflect upon the scarring of the body through surgery.   By means of the creative vision of the artist taking inspiration…

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