Sculptress Lotta Blokker’s work It’s a Boy has featured on the Ethics of Care website for several years now. In July 2021, Blokker received the International Arkin Award, and a few months later she was chosen Artist of the Year (2022, the Netherlands). ((1)) These double honours are the occasion for Jeannet van de Kamp to look more closely at Lotta Blokker’s work, and also to discuss why this work is of interest to her, as contributing editor to the Ethics of Care website and as a researcher. Continue reading Lotta Blokker’s ‘layered’ sculptures of human beings
What does it mean to offer humanitarian help? In an article, written by James Kennedy, we have recognized a care ethical perspective on those classified as ‘refugees’. Continue reading Humanitarian help for ‘asylum seekers’?
In this blog Ella Hillström questions the axiomatic corrections of the lip and jaw cleft she and her sister were born with. Continue reading Operation Disturbance: Questioning Cleft Lip and Jaw Corrections
From the 15th till the 17th of September 2016 research group Anthropos (Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies, KU Leuven) will organize a conference on the following theme: Relation, Vulnerability, Love.
The sixth volume in the series Ethics of Care is published: Emotions and Care: Interdisciplinary Perspectives eds Sophie Bourgault and Elena Pulcini, Continue reading Emotions and Care: Interdisciplinary Perspectives
How can humanity survive in a quickly changing high-tech society? At the art manifestation HACKING HABITAT in Utrecht (NL) over 80 international artists and designers show work about the growing influence of systems and institutions, and the impact of technology on everyday life. Continue reading HACKING HABITAT: the art of control