Reading List: Bryony Gillard

Bryony Gillard, I dreamed I called you on the telephone, 2021. Installation at Jerwood Arts
Bryony Gillard, I dreamed I called you on the telephone, 2021. Installation at Jerwood Arts. Photo: Anna Arca.

The Jerwood Solo Presentations 2021 artists have each put together a reading list to share some of the research, ideas and inspirations that have fed into their commissions. This list accompanies Bryony Gillard’s installation I dreamed I called you on the telephone which is located in Gallery 3.



When the Sick Rule the World, Dodie Bellamy, 2015

The Undying, Anne Boyer, 2019

Phenomenology of Illness, Havi Carel, 2018

Revolutionary Letters, Diane di Prima, 1974

A Ray of Darkness, Margiad Evans, 1952

This May Hurt A Bit, Stella Feehily, 2014

Time Binds: Queer Temporalities, Queer Histories, Elizabeth Freeman, 2010

Reconstructing Illness, Anne Hawkins, 1993

Feminist, Queer, Crip, Alison Kafer, 2013

The Cancer Journals, Audre Lorde, 1990

Silence, Feminism, Power, Sheena Malhotra and Aimee Carrillo Rowe, 2013

Stages of Dismemberment: The Fragmented Body in Late Medieval and Early Modern Drama, Margaret E Owens, 2005

Diving into the Wreck: Poems 1971-2, Adrienne Rich, 1973

Health, Bárbara Rodríguez Muñoz, 2020

Love’s Work, Gillian Rose, 1995

Gone to Earth, Mary Webb, 1917

On Being Ill, Virginia Woolf, 1930



Selfcare as Warfare, Sara Ahmed, 2014

Sick Woman Theory, Johanna Hedva, 2016

How to be a Person in the Age of Autoimmunity, Carolyn Lazard, 2013

Automation and Healthcare: an interview with Helen Hester,  Luke Richards, 2017

Six Ways of Looking at Crip Time, Ellen Samuels, 2017



Letter from Frances Burney to her sister Esther about her mastectomy without anaesthetic. Frances Burney, 1812