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Rewired

The Brain, Art & Innovation

The LWENC is a new partner for the Movement for Hope event called Rewired. The event partners with several departments at UCL to present an inspiring evening featuring connections between neuroscience, art and health.

An evening at the intersection of art and science

The LWENC will be involved in the organisation and speakers arrangement for the event, with the aim of providing our CRF's patients and public with the opportunity to hear about our research in a creative and understandable way!  Researchers from the LWENC will collaborate with artists and patient-advocates to create dynamic talks that incorporated the arts.

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 + Sophie Adams Ballet Company & 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!

Date, Time and Location

10th March 2017 (19.00 - 21.00), Ondaatje Theatre (Royal Geographical Society), 1 Kensington Gore, London, SW7 2AR

Booking

£12 (£10 concession),rewired2017.eventbrite.co.uk