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Past Birmingham Event: VOL 17

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VOL 17

March 13, 2017
@ Cherry Reds

PKB and Arts and Science Festival at Cherry Red's

Another diverse programme of 20 x 20-ers getting to the point in optimal time. This time we're teaming up with Arts and Science Festival who this year have a theme of Land and Water. 6.30 - 9pm (7pm start) at Cherry Red's, 92 John Bright St, Birmingham B1 1PU. Please don't go the Kings Heath branch!
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Water, Drugs and Human Guinea Pigs

BY ALEX CONNER
@ VOL 17 ON MAR 13, 2017

Alex Conner talks about his role as a scientist, all his mistakes on the way and how water going into our brains keeps us alive but can easily kill us.

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The Many Shapes of Earth

BY ALEXANDRE COATES
@ VOL 17 ON MAR 13, 2017

Alexandre Coates talks about how we think about the Earth, mainly about what shape it is, from a flat earth (and flat-earth societies) to a sphere. The surface of a sphere simply cannot be rolled out on a 2D surface, so maps must always choose something to keep, and something to get rid of. So what does map-earth look like?

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Art in the Biogenetic Age

BY BEN WADDINGTON
@ VOL 17 ON MAR 13, 2017

Laurie Ramsell talks about his sculptural work and the creation of a 'Pseudo-Siren' from bacterial cellulose and human hair, which featured at the Birmingham Open Media - 'Genecraft: Art in the Biogenetic Age'.

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Keep Swimming Moseley Road Baths

BY KAT PEARSON
@ VOL 17 ON MAR 13, 2017

Kat Pearson is a member of Moseley Road Baths Action Group who are trying to make sure that the current owners (Birmingham City Council) not only look after the building, but also keep the pool open. The title comes from their recent social media campaign which encouraged people to #keepswimmingmrb!

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Land + Territory

BY ANA CORDEIRO REIS
@ VOL 17 ON MAR 13, 2017

Ana Cordeiro Reis presents a visual journey based on photographs she took in her home land of Tras-os-Montes (Northeast Portugal). Her narrative is accompanied by a soundscape, also produced by Ana. 

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Art in the Biogenetic Age

BY LAURIE RAMSELL
@ VOL 17 ON MAR 13, 2017

Laurie Ramsell talks about his sculptural work and the creation of a 'Pseudo-Siren' from bacterial cellulose and human hair, currently being exhibited at Birmingham Open Media. How can art lean from scientific research, and perhaps vice versa?

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