BLOOD: Life Uncut - Helen Pynor & Peta Clancy: The Body is a Big Place

Old Operating Theatre, 9a St Thomas Street, London
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This event ended on Thursday 17th of August 2017
Admission

£2.50

Venue Information

Old Operating Theatre Museum
9a St Thomas Street, SE1 9RY

Nearest Stations

London Bridge 0.08 miles

Website

https://london.sciencegallery.com/blood/london/

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BLOOD: Life Uncut, an exhibition and event series that reveals the captivating, visceral power of blood to expose, shock and save lives

The Body is a Big Place is an installation that explores the ambiguous thresholds between life and death. The human-sized heart perfusion device that stands at the centre of the work has previously been used to reanimate a pair of pig hearts in a live performance, shown here on video as part of the installation. The Body is a Big Place evokes medicine’s machine-like characterisation of the body, and invites you to consider the limits of life.

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