Birth Rites Collection tours

14 Feb 2018 – 28 Feb 2018

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Tours will take place on:

Wednesday 14 February

Friday 16 February

Friday 23 February

Wednesday 28 February

at 12.30pm and will last approximately 1 hour.

Book here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/birth-rites-collection-tours-tickets-42938214355

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Guy's Campus

England, United Kingdom

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The Birth Rites Collection is the first and only collection of contemporary artwork dedicated to the subject of childbirth.


The collection currently comprises of photography, sculpture, painting, wallpaper, drawing, new media, documentary and experimental film. It is hosted by the Department of Midwifery, part of the Florence Nightingale Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery and Palliative Care in King's College, London.The Collection is displayed across several buildings in Guy’s Campus, including New Hunt's House, the Chantler SaIL Clinical Skills Centre, Henriette Raphael Building and Hodgkin Building.

This is a chance to see all of the works in a lunchtime tour led by Hermione Wiltshire, artist and lecturer at the Royal College of Art. 

Hermione Wiltshire (b. 1963) is an Artist and Senior Lecturer in the Photography Programme, School of Fine Art, Royal College Art. She has exhibited and lectured nationally and internationally and her work is held in public collections such as The Arts Council, the Weltkunst, MAG and private collections in Italy, Austria and the UK. Her practice is Photographic, sculptural, architectural and performance based. Sexuality, gender, politics of representation, feminist theory and the physical status of the photographic image are addressed in her work. Her current research interests are the maternal function and creative practice in relation to Modernism, Expanded Photography and the Physical Image. She recently hosted two international conferences at the RCA called Gender Generation: The Creative Process in Art & Design and in collaboration with Procreate, Oxytocin.

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