Cosima Gretton

Cosima Gretton

Cosima is co-director of AXNS Collective, a curatorial collective interested in the intersection between art and neuroscience. Their recent Wellcome Trust funded project, ‘Affecting Perception: Art & Neuroscience’ was held in Oxford, and featured the works of artists affected by different neurological conditions. Cosima graduated from the University of Oxford with a degree in Experimental Psychology, and is now three years into the four-year Graduate Medicine Course at King’s College London. She has previously worked as part of a team of researchers at Cukurova University in Turkey, investigating the effects of music on alleviating the symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease. She recently published a paper entitled ‘Art & The Brain: A View From Dementia’ in the International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry.

The Junior Doctor

In the middle of a cabbage farm, an hour’s drive from the Andean town of Otavalo, Ecuador, is a small radio station on the ground floor of a farmhouse. Radio…

Jambi Huasi 2

Psychosis in the Andes

Dr Patricio practices indigenous medicine in a small clinic in the Andes. Sometimes he describes himself as a doctor, sometimes as a yachac or shaman. Here, the two are interchangeable….

Angelita, Ecuador

The Jambi Huasi Clinic

The town of Otavalo, just two hours from Quito, is a place where Ecuador’s indigenous Andean population has thrived for thousands of years. The Quichua indígenas (indigenous people) in Otavalo…