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The free Insects Au Gratin installation, part of the Wellcome Collection's Who's the Pest festival, focuses on the future of food and shows how entomophagy (eating insects) could be part of it. A sustainable source of food, grasshoppers and grubs could be a commonplace ingredient if we could get over the 'ick' factor. This installation immerses you in the sensory world of harvesting these critters and explores possible insect foods. The installation is closed for drop-in visits when workshops held by food scientists and engineers are taking place - these are free to attend but you do need to book.

 

About Wellcome Collection

A major and fascinating cultural venue, the Wellcome Collection combines three galleries: 'Medicine Man', 'Medicine Now' and 'special exhibitions'. In addition you'll find the famous Wellcome Library, cafe, bookshop and a 'forum' to consider issues of science, health and human identity. The 1,300 objects on display show the great variety of considerations that these topics include. More about Wellcome Collection


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This Is A VoiceThis Is A VoiceThis Is A VoiceExploring the human voice and the reasoning behind the sounds we make, This Is A Voice at the Wellcome Collection looks inside the vocal tracts, restless minds and speech devices to capture the psychological and physiological origins of the voice. Focusing on the emotions that resonate in the voice through rhythm, pitch and tone, as well as non-ver2016-07-30T00:00:00+01002016-07-31T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Wellcome Collection, 183  Euston Road      NW1 2BE
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VENUE  Wellcome Collection 
Exploring the human voice and the reasoning behind the sounds we make, This Is A Voice at the Wellcome Collection looks inside the vocal tracts, restless minds and speech devices to capture the psychological and physiological origins of the voice. Focusing on the emotions that resonate in the voice through rhythm, pitch and tone, as well as non-ver... More about this event
 
States of Mind: Tracing the Edges of ConsciousnessStates of Mind: Tracing the Edges of ConsciousnessStates of Mind: Tracing the Edges of Consciousness"Consciousness is a fascinating subject," says States of Mind curator Emily Sargent: "We all know what it is like to be conscious, but it remains a challenge to truly define it." That is the task set in States of Mind: Tracing the Edges of Consciousness, a year-long exploration into human consciousness staged at the Wellcome Collection. The show ex2016-07-30T00:00:00+01002016-10-16T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Wellcome Collection, 183  Euston Road      NW1 2BE
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Free EventOngoing

event > Exhibitions > Special exhibits - Galleries | PRICING  Free  
DATES  4th February to 16th October 2016
VENUE  Wellcome Collection 
"Consciousness is a fascinating subject," says States of Mind curator Emily Sargent: "We all know what it is like to be conscious, but it remains a challenge to truly define it." That is the task set in States of Mind: Tracing the Edges of Consciousness, a year-long exploration into human consciousness staged at the Wellcome Collection. The show ex... More about this event
 
Tibet's Secret TempleTibet's Secret TempleOver 120 objects including scroll paintings, statues, manuscripts, archival and contemporary film, together with a wide range of ethnographic and ritual artefacts, which explores Tibetan Buddhist yogic and meditational practice. The exhibition's centrepiece are three temple murals, recreated by photographer Thomas Laird as life-sized digital artwor2016-07-30T10:00:00+01002016-09-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Wellcome Collection, 183  Euston Road      NW1 2BE
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