Caterina Albano

Senior Research Fellow/Curator


Fear and Art in the Contemporary World, (Reaktion, 2012)

Introduction and editing, Hannah Woolley The Gentlewomans’ Companion, reprint of 1678 edition, Totnes: Prospect Books, (2001). ISBN 0907325998

Book Essays

“Balnakiel: In the Spaces of Memory’ in Shona Illngiworth, The Watch Man – Balnakiel (London: Video and Film Umbrella, 2011), pp. 108–119.

‘Il potere narrativo degli oggetti nelle esposizioni biografiche’, in Axel Kahrs e Maria Gregorio ed. Esporre la letteratura Percorsi, pratiche, prospettive (Bologna: CIUEB, 2009)

‘A Case Study: The Prolonged Fasting of Martha Taylor, the Derbyshire Damosell’ in George S. Rousseau et al., Framing and Imagining Disease in Cultural History, (Basington: Palgrave MacMillan, 2003)

‘Visible Bodies: cartography and anatomy’ in Andrew Gordon and Bernhard Klein eds., Literature, Mapping and the Politics of Space in Early Modern Britain, (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001)

‘Performing Starvation: the starving body on the Elizabethan and Jacobean Stage’, in Justice and Morality: The Challenge of European Theatre, eds Edward Batley and David Bradley, (Amsterdam and New York: Rodopi, 2001) [download]

Journal Articles

‘At the Edge: Balnakiel a video and sound installation by artist Shona Illingworth’ in Memory Studies, 6: 4 (October 2013)

‘Uncanny: A dimension of contemporary art’ in ESSE arts and opinions, Fear II, n. 62 (Jan. 2008).

‘The puzzle of human emotions: some historical considerations from the 17th to the 19th centuries’ in Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology (2008), 50: 494–497 [download]

‘Tra arte e scienza’, in Nuova Museologia vol. 16 (June 2007).

‘Displaying lives: the narrative of objects in biographical exhibitions’, in Museum and Society, 5 (10) March (2007), 15-28. [download]

‘Seeing the Mind: Considerations on Visual Metaphors of the Mind in Western Thought (16th –18th centuries)’, in Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology December 2005, vol. 47 n. 12

‘Questioning Starvation’ in Women’s Writing, vol. 8, n. 2, 2001

‘Richard Morton and Nervous Consumption’ in Eating Disorders, Therapy and Prevention, Brunner Mazel Publisher, April 1998

Exhibition Catalogues

‘Transparency and Material Imaginations’, in Transpositions, Cheryl Sutton ed., (Plymouth: Plymouth University Press, 2012), pp. 30-38.

‘Fear and Place’, in Eggebert-and-Gould, Topophobia (London: Danielle Arnaud Gallery; Liverpool: Bluecoat; Exeter: Spacex, 2012)

Psychoanalysis: The Unconscious in Everyday Life, London: Artakt, Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design and The Institute of Psychoanalysis, (2010).

Medicine and Art: Imagining the Future for Life and Love – Leonardo da Vinci, Okyo, Damien Hirst, Tokyo: Mori Art Museum, (2009)

Crossing Over: Exchanges in Art and Biotechnologies, exhibition catalogue, London: Artakt, Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, (2008)

The Genius of Genetics: A Celebration of Gregor Mendel through Art and Science, exhibition catalogue (Brno: Mendel Museum, 2002)

‘Postcards from Illness’, in You Look Well (chemical warfare), exhibition catalogue, Cambridge: Russell Studio, (2007).

‘Dangerous books and the pleasure of reading’ in Martin Kemp, Joanne Bernstein and Marina Wallace, Seduced: Art and Sex from Antiquity to Now, exhibition catalogue, London and New York: Merrell Publishers, (2007).