Exceptional & Extraordinary: Unruly bodies and minds in the medical museum (Museum exhibits, June 2016)

Information provided by the Research Centre for Museums and Galleries. Since humans first appeared on Earth, no two have ever been the same. Yet somewhere along the way, certain bodies and minds came to be highly valued whilst others became viewed as problematic; as deviant and unruly, deficient and requiring adjustment towards a perceived idealised Read the full article…

Self-portrait without Breasts (Poetry reading, King’s College London, 24 Feb 2015)

Self-portrait without Breasts 18.30 Tuesday 24 February 2015 Nash Theatre King’s College London, Strand Campus WC2R 2LS Clare Best presents poems from her autobiographical poem cycle Self-portrait without Breasts alongside photographs by Laura Stevens. Free event, but booking required: http://selfportrait.eventbrite.co.uk For more about the project please visit the web site.

War, Art and Surgery (Hunterian Museum Exhibition & Events, 2013-14)

To mark Armistice Day the Hunterian Museum has installed the first phase of the Royal College of Surgeons War, Art and Surgery programme. The exhibition runs until 14 February 2015. Visitors will have the rare opportunity to explore the relationship between war and surgery, past and present. With unprecedented access to military facilities, the artist Read the full article…

Wasted: Gina Czarnecki art exhibition on ‘discarded’ body parts (Coventry 30 March–9 June 2013)

Wasted: Exploring the life-giving potential of ‘discarded’ body parts An exhibition by Gina Czarnecki at the Herbert Art Gallery & Museum, Coventry Gallery 4 Wasted is an exhibition of work by Gina Czarnecki exploring the life-giving potential of ‘discarded’ body parts.The exhibition also examines their relationship to myths, history, cutting edge stem cell research and notions of what constitutes informed consent. The Read the full article…

EC Davies, “A Stitch in Time” (Art exhibition, Newcastle, 13 April-18 May 2013)

EC Davies A stitch in time 13 April – 18 May 2013, Vane Gallery, Newcastle Preview: Friday 12 April 5:30-7:30pm Gallery hours: Wed – Sat 12-5pm In ‘A stitch in time’, EC Davies shows a selection of new works including video, animation, print, photographs & sewn objects. Davies works with images of herself and found Read the full article…