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Online Tours of the Collection led by Hermione Wiltshire, Birth Rites Collection

  • London, online
  • combined arts, film, interdisciplinary arts, photography, visual arts
  • Angelica Fajardo birthritescollection@gmail.com

Description

Join us for a virtual tour of the Birth Rites Collection filmed onsite at Guy's Campus, King's College London, and led around over zoom by Hermione Wiltshire (BRC tour leader).

Dates of tours: 

  • 16th April, 11-12.30 AM
  • 28th April, 11-12.30 AM
  • 30th May, 11-12.30 AM
  • 12th June, 12-1.30 PM

Book via eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/birth-rites-collection-2021-virtual-tours-hermione-wiltshire-tickets-145263064737

A zoom link will be sent 24 hours before the tour is due to start.

Hermione Wiltshire is an Artist and co-head of the Photography Programme, RCA. Her practice is an expanded photographic one that extends the physical status of the photographic image in multiple ways. Current research interests include Feminist aesthetics, the visual lexicon of sexual reproduction and the field of maternal studies.

Her artwork Terese in Ecstatic Childbirth is part of The Birth Rites Collection at King’s College London and its censor is the subject of a paper jointly written with Helen Knowles curator of the collection called Institutional Resistances to the Birthing Body. It was exhibited recently in Birth at TJBoulting, London and Matresence at Richard Saltoun London. Hermione has hosted two international conferences at the RCA called Gender Generation: The Creative Process in Art & Design and Oxytocin in collaboration with Procreate. She will be undertaking a residency at the University of Montreal in 2021 to make a new piece called Actions for Knowledge Repair.

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Photo, Crowds enjoying Garden of Light, by TILT. Lumiere London 2016, produced by Artichoke, supported by Mayor of London. Credit Matthew Andrews 2016.

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