The launch of the Dissection room has opened with the Art and Anatomy competition. The theme (Start-Stop) for the competition was taken from this years Art & Science Festival. Anatomy Students of the Institute of clinical sciences, including biomedical, bio-material, dentists and medics have all contributed to the exhibition and their artworks will be online here and also exhibited in The Wolfson Common Room (Medical School) on the 15th March at 11 am.
Our esteemed judges included Ms Helen Cobby, Assistant curator at The Barber Institute of Fine Arts, Dr Revers Donga, Acting head of The Anatomy department and Professor Prem Kumar, Head of the Institute of Clinical Sciences. It wasn’t easy, but after much deliberation they managed to choose our prize winners; so on their behalf I am pleased to announce the winners of the Art and Anatomy competition are:
- 1st Prize Amrit Mann Kaur £100
- 2nd Prize Shivani Kanabar & Daoud Chaudhry £50
- 3rd Prize Matthew Holding £25
- Highly commended Maryum Abdullah £10
- Highly commended Umika Moorjani £10
- All other entrants will be receiving a Moleskine art sketchbook.
The artworks will remain online for your enjoyment and I hope you all enjoy them as much as I have. Please look out for further blog posts, which will provide a forum for all things related to art and anatomy. If you are interested in writing for the blog, please let me know.