Beyond the asylum: a review of the Wellcome Collection’s Bedlam

Bedlam exhibition graphic design

A review of the Wellcome Collection’s exhibition, Bedlam: The Asylum and Beyond, which runs from 15 September 2016 – 15 January 2017. I’ve never spoken here about having depression and anxiety because, after all, no one wants to hear about yet another obscure writer pretending to be some tormented genius. But it’s why …

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The intangible power that controls human destiny

ADvent Calendar Day 8 The marvellous book on offer from the New York Institute of Science in the first decade of the twentieth century was called The Philosophy of Influence, and promised ‘The secret of power, the science of health. Life’s mysteries unveiled.’ One would have to wait a little …

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