Recent Work

*Please note that I have published under my previous married name – “Lauren Summersgill” – and my maiden name – “Lauren Sapikowski”*

Books and Essay Collections

UPCOMING: “The Living and Dead Body in Foucault’s Clinical Gaze” in Lacanian and Foucauldian Approaches to the Body. eds. Eric Daffron and Becky McLaughlin. (McFarland, 2020)

“‘Cookie in her Casket’ as a response to the Medical Death” in And Death Shall Have Dominion: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Dying, Caregivers, Death, Mourning, and the Bereaved, eds. K. Malecka and R. Gibbs. (Interdisciplinary Press, e-book, 2015) 

Articles, Essays, & Reviews

“Beauty and Alienation in Medical Photography”. Journal of Visual Communication in Medicine 41.2 (October 2018)

“Morell, Abelardo” in Grove Art Online (March 2018)

Visible Care: Nan Goldin and Andres Serrano’s Post-mortem Photography. Doctoral thesis (Birkbeck, University of London: 2016)

“Family Expressions of Pain in Postmortem Portraiture”. Studies in Visual Arts and Communication: An International Journal 2.1 (2015)

“The Faceless Portrait: Anonymity and Identity in Andres Serrano’s The Morgue”. HARTS & Minds 1.3, (February 2014)

“Family Ties: Reframing Memory”. Photomonitor (31 August, 2014)

“Review: History is Not Mine at the Paradise Row Gallery”. Ayyam Projects. (April 2013)

The Last of the Dictionary Men: A Beautiful History, Protracted”. Ayyam Projects. (March 2013).

<a href="http://“Mourning in Absent Memorials”. International Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences 2.13, (2012)

“Review: Frith Street Gallery ‘Low Relief'” Avalanche Online. (March 2009)

“The Iconography of the Sarcophagus of Junius Bassus”. JURO: Journal for Undergraduate Research (2006)

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