The archaeology of past futures, or fieldwork by fragments

This series is an exercise in fieldwork through material fragments – of coming to grips with the present pasts of scientific institutions in the ‘tropics’. It is about what biomedicine leaves behind – rusted instruments, congealed and unlabeled bloods slides – and the losses, pleasures, failures, and desires these leftovers relay. It is about photographs, blueprints, monuments and archives – …


Images from the history of disulfiram treatment

There have been a number of messages circulated recently about the posting of the Life magazine photograph archive on Google. For instance, there is a good selection of images culled from the archive related to the history of psychology here.

I came across another interesting historical artifact in this archive – images from a 1949 article on the use