22 February 2016, 19:30
This event offers an insight into a treatment for the most dreaded forms of cancer, a treatment that is miraculous, mysterious and macabre. Integrating personal, medical and artistic perspectives, it invites reflection and discussion about mortality, morality, arts and science.
The event includes:
A performance of bloodlines, a dance-lecture featuring a soundtrack composed by blood cells and captivating visual effects.
Talks on music compositions created from scientific data and the relationship between performance and medicine
Q&A with experts in arts and medicine, a leukaemia survivor and his donor
“A very vivid sense in the dance and choreography of the patient’s helplessness, of the experience of deep illness as a sort of nightmare that takes you into mental and spiritual areas that are new” (Libby Purves, BBC Radio 4)
Presented by the Chimera Network