Joker (2019) is not an ordinary superhero film. Rather than reinforcing the familiar dualism of the previous Batman films, Joker breaks down the hero/villain paradigm and replaces it with something more multifaceted and uncomfortable.Continue reading Joker; When Tragedy becomes Comedy
Petra Schaftenaar, who participates in Critical Ethics of Care, gives insight to her PhD research on relational care in forensic psychiatric care in the Netherlands. Continue reading Relational care in forensic psychiatry
In 2016, the Dutch artist Yasmijn Karhof spent three months as artist-in-residence in the psychiatric ward at Kings County Hospital in Brooklyn NYC (USA). Integral to her artistic practice is the expression of the subjective experience of reality in a visual context.
The nine symptoms that were indicated in the DSM IV as typical of borderline personality disorder say a lot about the current state of society. At the exhibition Borderline Times the focus shifts from the individual to the collective.
Petra Schaftenaar, member of the research network Critical Ethics of Care, presents a summary of the results of her PhD-thesis Aiming at contact. Relational caring and the everyday interaction as effective principles in clinical forensic care (2018) in the following article. Continue reading Aiming at contact. Relational caring and the everyday interaction as effective principles in clinical forensic care