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ARE SCIENCE AND ART BETTER OFF APART?

Can science and art collaborate without 'dumbing down'? Does art go places that science can't? Could 'sci-art' work?


Should Science and Art be kept apart?

As theatre artists, we are working with surgeons to create A Bloodless Field.

Science bodies and funders tell us that ‘sci-art’ is a new medium. But does science or art gain by marriage?

Isn’t science equal but different to art? Does adding them up dumb them down? Or are 'science' and 'art' false categories?

Future Cities Founder Austin Williams invites you to challenge philosopher and Artscape founder Hilary Lawson, TLS literary critic Michael Caines, author DonMcRae, scientific playwright Jack Klaff and anthropologist and doctor Cecil Helman. Afterwards, Metal and Bone invite you to share conversation and a private evening view of the weird and beautiful Hunterian Museum.

£9.50 including a glass of wine. BOOKING LINE: 07985 746 143 OR AT WWW.METALANDBONE.ORG (EVENTS)


Speaker(s):

Dr Cecil Helman | talks | www
Philosopher Hilary Lawson | talks | www
Author Don McRae | talks
Scientific Playwright Jack Klaff | talks
Literary Critic Michael Caines | talks | www

 

Date and Time:

22 March 2007 at 6:45 pm

Duration:

1 hour 30 minutes

 

Venue:

Royal College of Surgeons of England
35-43 Lincoln's Inn Fields
London
WC2A 3PE
020 7405 3474

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Organised by:

Metal and Bone Theatre
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Tickets:

£9.50

Available from:

07985 746 143 or online at www.metalandbone.org (events)

Additional Information:

nearest tube Holborn. Check out 'has the West forgotten how to die?' - debate, cabaret and new plays, 17th April, on www.metalandbone.org.

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