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In some ways I've grown used to dealing with the loss of access to my loved ones, but increasingly I’ve been thinking about the missing influence that casual contact with strangers has on my life. Amidst the isolation, it felt important to create something by reaching out to others: to other artists but also particularly to strangers, who I miss meeting during performances in public spaces. I hope this work can be a way of exploring how we might hold ourselves and each other as we head into what comes next.
Join us to explore what it means to be a doctor caring for a society in crisis during a pandemic. To celebrate his new book, Gavin will discuss his deeply personal experience of a year caring for patients in rural and urban communities with writer Louise Welsh.
Experience a daily testimony from the International Archive of Things Left Unsaid; anonymous contributors reflecting on love and longing. As many of us begin the year with feelings of isolation, how do we hold someone else’s experience alongside our own? Part of Rhiannon Armstrong’s “How to Hold, Behold, and Be Held”.
Join Nwando Ebizie to look at how rest has been politicised, whether the mental health system can be redeemed by art and how to navigate the noise of the city. Guests include Black Power Naps (artists Navild Acosta and Fannie Sosa), researcher Professor Stephani Hatch, artists Dolly Sen and Rowdy SS.
Evatima Tardo fascinated scientists, Houdini and the general public alike. Audience members would faint as they watched her endure snakebites and appalling injuries, including crucifixion. This long read explores her life and the theories that tried to explain her abilities.
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Watch this series of conversations between people with different life experiences, who have had to find ways to support themselves and their communities during a global pandemic. Our pairs of speakers reflect on the personal care practices and support structures that they have drawn on over the last year.
Jonty Claypole spent fifteen years in and out of extreme speech therapy, until finally being told the words he'd always feared: 'We can't cure your stutter.' Since then, he has learnt to use a stammer to his advantage. Here, Jonty argues that our obsession with fluency could be hindering, rather than helping, our creativity, authenticity and persuasiveness.
Vaccination has transformed the outlook for many previous lethal infectious diseases but has caused controversy since its beginnings. This lecture will consider several aspects of the science and public debate about vaccines.