Category: Surgery

  • Stone Hole

    Stone Hole

    Stone Hole is a collaborative exhibition of large digital photographs by myself, and a timelapse film by Susi Arnott, made in tidal sea-caves along the shoreline of North Cornwall. Originally shown at the Photofusion Gallery in late 2009, the show will toured to Peninsula Arts in Plymouth in January 2011. My interest began as a response […]

  • Caesarian

    Caesarian

    Seven people go into a room and eight people come out. Anaesthetists don’t just work with unconscious patients. This¬†expectant mother is being guided through a magic trick.¬†Sitting beside her, the anaesthetist asks questions, tells her what is happening, and what she can expect to feel and hear. His team help bridge the gap between her […]

  • Patient Experience

    Patient Experience

    From my own experiences, I’m aware of the intimacy and vulnerability in handing yourself over completely into the care of someone else. Everyone remembers having a general anaesthetic. They won’t remember the operation; but they’re likely to tell their friends all about the process of slipping into unconsciousness. The anaesthetist is their guide and protector […]

  • Anaesthetists

    Anaesthetists

    Consciousness is a tricky subject, debated by philosophers and scientists for hundreds of years. But anaesthetists turn it on and off and otherwise manipulate it every day. Photographing people losing consciousness is an odd thing. Like a benign and reversible death. One moment they’re there talking as I snap away and the next minute they’re […]