The C2S blog draws on the arts, the social and biological sciences to explore the many meanings of health and "dis-ease." Designed to be a locus where patients, their families and professionals can meet on a level playing field, it is the natural off-shoot of the Cell 2 Soul Online Journal. We encourage the submission of ideas, essays, poems, stories, humor, and timely reviews relating to the humanities and health care.
Mahogany L. Browne is a poet and author who is organizing the Women of the World Poetry Slam at New York’s Pratt Institute. She gives her Brief But Spectacular take on “Black Girl Magic” and the struggles facing African-American women in modern society. If you want the full screen, Click HERE.
ON BEAUTY (2014), from award-winning filmmaker Joanna Rudnick, is a documentary looks at beauty through the lens of fashion photographer Rick Guidotti. It highlights vibrant individuals with genetic conditions. Guidotti's photographs are a stark contrast to the sad, isolated figures seen in medical textbooks and they inspire many to change their perceptions of what it means to be beautiful.