Rewired: The Brain, Art, and Innovation

Presenting an evening featuring connections between neuroscience, art and innovation.

 

 

Rewired features leading neuroscience researchers, tech innovators, and top artists.

Talks/Performances

  • Sue Austin (celebrity TED speaker): Becoming the artist: Engineering the diving & flying wheelchairs
  • Dr Adam Kampff: Enhancing intelligence with virtual reality
  • Dr Nikhil Sharma: Innovating the UK’s 1st early diagnostic motor disorder clinic + dance, photography from Miles Pilling
  • Miles Pilling: Scooter shooting – from the BBC to unique perspectives on photography
  • Tanztheater Adrian Look (feat. patient-advocates: Chris D’Souza, Charles Verrall, Rachael Dougherty): Living beyond boundaries – contemporary dance + stories of disability through dance
  • Dr Ed Wild: Tackling an incurable disease at its source + Highly Sprung Performance Company 

Featured conditions: Motor Neuron Disease, Parkinson’s disease, Multiple Sclerosis, Transverse Myelitis, Huntington’s disease, Dementia

Arts: live dance, live music, short theatre/dramatic arts piece, photography, and more!

This event is in partnership with UCL, UCLH, the Leonard Wolfson Experimental Neurology Centre, Imanova Ltd, UCL-Alzheimer’s Research UK, and the Sainsbury Wellcome Centre.

 

Aim

The event aims to raise public awareness of neurological conditions using artistic collaborations and cutting-edge research.

 

*Proceeds support people with neurological conditions. The target area for the donations will be decided by the audience.

For more background history on this event click the following link entitled Rewired History.

 

Date and Location

10th March 2017

7pm to 9pm

Ondaatje Theatre (Royal Geographical Society)

1 Kensington Gore, London, SW7 2AR

 

Booking

£12 (£10 concession)

rewired2017.eventbrite.co.uk

Press

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