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Dr Lucy Lyons is an artist and lecturer in drawing research and painting at City & Guilds of London Art School. Her research investigates drawing as a phenomenological activity that evidences experience and communicates knowledge in medical sciences. Her work is made in medical museums, labs and dissection rooms. Her PhD Delineating Disease: a system for investigating Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva, involved using drawing as an activity to investigate the breadth of experiences of FOP, a rare disease where connective tissue turns to bone. As a Postdoctoral Fellow at Medical Museion at University of Copenhagen her research investigated issues relating to ageing in a medical museum context through drawing practice.
She is currently artist in residence at Barts Pathology Museum QMUL where she coordinates the Drawing Parallels project.
Monthly Archives: December 2014
On September 10th I was joined by surgeons, pathologists and other medical professionals for another Drawing Parallels workshop. During the three hours there was a lot of silent concentration and followed by lively discussion about foetal and neonatal specimens and how they … Continue reading