Re:Creating Psychiatry

Join The Wellcome Collection for the second of two discussion events exploring issues in the contemporary mental health system. These ‘Shrink Radio’ conversations will be curated by Re:Create Psychiatry, a service-user-led exploratory platform based at the Dragon Café, which brings together people with lived experience of mental ill-health and medical professionals to stimulate dialogue and collaboration. Transcending […]

Creating Psychiatry

Join the Wellcome Collection in the first of two discussion events exploring issues in the contemporary mental health system. These ‘Shrink Radio’ conversations will be curated byRe:Create Psychiatry, a service-user-led exploratory platform based at the Dragon Café, which brings together people with lived experience of mental ill-health and medical professionals to stimulate dialogue and collaboration. […]

Lost and Found Movements

Siobhan Davies and Jonathan Cole discuss their common interest in the relationship between observing and embodying movement. The lecture and demonstration draw on Cole’s research into conditions of impaired proprioception – our sense of our body’s position and movement – and Davies’s choreographic collaborations with dance artist Helka Kaski, which explore movements they have lost to […]

Lost and Found Movements

Siobhan Davies and Jonathan Cole discuss their common interest in the relationship between observing and embodying movement. The lecture and demonstration draw on Cole’s research into conditions of impaired proprioception – our sense of our body’s position and movement – and Davies’s choreographic collaborations with dance artist Helka Kaski, which explore movements they have lost to […]

First Fridays at the Wellcome

Explore the Wellcome Collection’s free exhibitions out of hours. Play eye-opening games in the Reading Room, handle intriguing objects and take a tour of the exhibition, or just have a glass of wine and catch up with friends to make your Friday night a little bit different. This First Friday sees Stephen Coates/The Real Tuesday Weld playing a […]

Timeless: Making it Work in the Workplace

Despite some social changes, combining work and motherhood is still a challenge for contemporary women. Apple and Facebook have responded by offering egg freezing in women’s benefits packages, but what other options are there for innovation in the workplace? What’s failing about current systems, and who’s doing anything to improve the status quo for women? […]

Wellcome Collection Lates: Feeling Emotional

From down in the dumps to over the moon, join us to explore the art and science of human emotions: the technologies we develop, the behaviours we adopt, the languages we create to make sense of ourselves and others. Express your funny feelings through laughter therapy, witness a ‘toddler’ robot modelling human emotional development, experience […]

Perspective Speaker Tour with Alejandro Chaoul

Alejandro Chaoul currently teaches courses in spirituality and health at the University of Texas Health Science Center. He is also a researcher at the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, using Tibetan meditation and mind-body techniques with cancer patients. Join Alejandro for a tour of Tibet’s Secret Temple exploring Tibetan Yogis and their role in the Lukhang Murals. […]