Mike Jay’s work is concerned with the history of drug consumption, alternative mental states and madness. In the past years, he has written about the medical origins of laughing gas; the life of a revolutionary schizophrenic, James Tilly Matthews, and how political regimes influenced the asylum system. He has curated two shows at the Wellcome Collection: the 2010-2011 High Society and the 2017 Bedlam: asylum and beyond. We sat down […]
Leila Kozma is currently preparing a conference paper on the Social Patient’s Collective which will be presented at the Association for Psychosocial Studies Biennial Conference in April, 2018. Her work has been published by Tank, Sleek and How to Sleep Faster.