The fuzzy language of wellness and the lust for ever longer lives has hindered a history of promoting public health through architecture
Published in Features
Tuesday, 24 January 2017 16:39

Design Indaba Conference

ArtScape Theatre, Cape Town
28 February 2017 — 2 March 2017

Published in Diary
Monday, 23 January 2017 17:13

Electricity: The Spark of Life

Wellcome Collection, London
23 February 2017 — 2 July 2017

Published in Diary
Wednesday, 19 October 2016 12:34

Bedlam: The asylum and beyond

The exhibition in London tracing the history of psychiatric institutions, from the founding of Bethlem Royal Hospital to the modern day, refrains from imposing a strong curatorial voice – instead, it allows the stories to speak for themselves

Published in Review

Wellcome Collection, London
22 July – 18 October 2015

Published in Diary
Thursday, 25 June 2015 00:00

Forensics: The Anatomy of Crime

Will Wiles is gripped by an exhibition that exposes the links between art and crime like luminol on a blood-spattered carpet

Published in Review
Monday, 02 February 2015 12:12

Wellcome Collection reading room

Opening on 5 February, the London institution's wondrous new library by architecture and design practice AOC combines the spirit of open access with the aesthetic of open-heart surgery

Published in News
Friday, 21 October 2011 13:59

Miracles and Charms

An exhibition of miracle votives and lucky charms at London’s Wellcome Collection explores the ways in which humans comfort themselves in the face of chance suffering and the greater unknown.

Published in Review
Thursday, 18 August 2011 09:33


Dirt is both a fetish and a pressing social problem in this exploration of filth in all its forms.

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