Hybrid Bodies


Phi Centre
407 St-Pierre

January 22, 2014 - 4:00 pm


To kick off the launch of the first iteration of the Hybrid Bodies exhibition, this round table discussion will focus on the PITH (Process of Incorporating a Transplanted Heart) Team’s courageous research and collaborative process, which is the impetus for the exhibition. Also to be discussed is their use of innovative interdisciplinary methodological approaches. Both members of the PITH team and the artists will be present.

PITH Team: 

Dr. Heather Ross, cardiologist and Director of the Cardiac Transplant Program at the University Health Network (Toronto)

Dr. Patricia McKeever, health sociologist (University of Toronto)

Dr. Susan Abbey, transplant psychiatrist (University Health Network)

Dr. Jennifer Poole, health scientist (Ryerson University, Toronto);

Dr. Margrit Shildrick, philosopher (Linkoping University, Sweden)


Ingrid Bachmann, Canada

Andrew Carnie, U.K

Catherine Richards, Canada

Alexa Wright, U.K


Cheryl Sim, Curator, DHC/ART Foundation for Contemporary Art

Panel discussion
4 PM

Free admission

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