Archive | Talks

A circus life for me: Nell Gifford in conversation with John Mitchinson

When: Thursday 16 April 2015, 6.30pm – 8.30pm Where: Idler Academy, London W2 5QH Info:”Nell Gifford is the creative genius behind Gifford’s Circus. She will be at the Idler Academy on 16th April talking to John Mitchinson about her career in the circus and her influences from childhood to adulthood.” For more info click here

John Gray & Will Self: is free will an illusion?

When: 18th March 2015 Where: Islington Assembly Hall Info: “In his new book, The Soul of the Marionette, political philosopher John Gray draws together the religious, philosophical and fantastical traditions that question the very idea of human freedom. Meditating on everything from cybernetics to fairground marionettes, he asks whether human freedom is a comforting delusion, or […]

Wellcome Collection – Institute of Sexology

When: 20 November 2014 – 20 September 2015 Where: Wellcome Collection Info: “‘The Institute of Sexology’ is a candid exploration of the most publicly discussed of private acts. Undress your mind and join us to investigate human sexuality at ‘The Institute’, the first of our longer exhibitions.” For more info click here