Namir Fearce announced as Summer-Fall 2019 Artist-in-Residence

IMSS selects Namir Fearce for position of Artist-in-Residence for Summer-Fall 2019 June 2019 – October 2019N Namir Fearce is an interdisciplinary artist residing in Chicago, by way of North Minneapolis. His practices include experimental film, sculpture, painting, audio, and performance. Fluidity is central to his practice, drawing on a constellation of references and sites of … Continue reading Namir Fearce announced as Summer-Fall 2019 Artist-in-Residence

The Uncanny Space Between Networks, Interfaces and Bodies

Published by Jon Chambers Electricity is still fairly mysterious and magical. It runs our entire networked infrastructure and we seldom see it unless we are watching a thunderstorm or an electronic device experiences a catastrophic failure. We plug our devices, computers, phones and WiFi routers into a hole in the wall that supplies us with … Continue reading The Uncanny Space Between Networks, Interfaces and Bodies

Jon Chambers announced as Winter-Spring 2019 Artist-in-Residence

Jon Chambers is welcomed into the position of IMSS Artist-in-Residence for Winter-Spring 2019 December 2018 – April 2019 Jon Chambers is an artist and educator based in Chicago where he teaches media literacy, media art histories, net art, new media art (software + hardware) and video. He has shown work nationally and internationally, in screening … Continue reading Jon Chambers announced as Winter-Spring 2019 Artist-in-Residence

2018 Winter Artist-in-Residence Announced: Justus Harris

2018 Winter Artist-in-Residence Announced Justus Harris January – March 2018 The International Museum of Surgical Science is proud to present our Winter 2018 Artist-in-Residence: Chicago-based artist Justus Harris. Justus Harris (US, b. 1990) combines medical data visualization and 3D modeling to understand health trends. His work is inspired by using continuous monitors for his type … Continue reading 2018 Winter Artist-in-Residence Announced: Justus Harris

Quotes and Marginalia from Inside the Woman Doctor’s Life

The saddest part of the culmination of any research or creative project is realizing how many pieces will be left out of the final whole—whether for reasons of focus, relevancy, or space. Finding books that actually gave voice to the experiences of women in medicine was rare enough, so it is extra difficult to have to choose to elide some from the final work. And so, I’d like to offer a sampling of quotations from inspiring women physicians alongside some peeks into the pages of the books otherwise locked up in the glass cases of the museum library. Continue reading Quotes and Marginalia from Inside the Woman Doctor’s Life