Melanie Thernstrom
Reviews // 1 Articles

The Self in Pain: Melanie Thernstrom's 'The Pain Chronicles'
3 Oct 2011 // 4:00 PM

Even when pain’s etiology is known, everybody has a different “pain map”. Science is still unable to quantify pain tolerance and the reasons it varies. Nor can we fully understand perceptions of suffering.

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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