Tamar Tembeck is an art historian whose research engages with medical humanities and critical disability studies. She has a professional background in the performing arts, develops projects as an independent curator, and is currently General and Artistic Director of the artist-run centre OBORO in Montreal, Canada. She is an Affiliate Member of the School of Physical and Occupational Therapy at McGill University, Canada, and an Adjunct Professor with the Université du Québec à Montréal's research chair for innovative practices in art, culture, and well-being.
The Journal for the Humanities in Rehabilitation is a peer reviewed, multi-media journal using a collaborative model with rehabilitation professionals, patients and their families to gain a greater understanding of the human experience of disability through art, literature and narrative. The purpose of this interdisciplinary journal is to raise the consciousness and deepen the intellect of the humanistic relationship in the rehabilitation sciences.
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