The next venue for our Human Race exhibition is Govanhill Baths, Glasgow. We will be on show there from 23 November 2012 – 3 February 2013. There is also a fantastic programme of associated events planned for the Glasgow show, full details will be added to our website soon! For more details abou this wonderful venue visit the Govanhill website http://www.govanhillbaths.com/
We are delighted to have been awared our Inspire certificate as recognision for excellence in contributing to a lasting legacy of London 2012!
Shona Robinson Minister for Commonwealth Games and Sport “Human Race is a fascinating journey, starting at the origins of sports medicine and finishing with the modern day technology that supports the pinnacle of human achievement we celebrate at the Olympics. The exhibition is full of astounding innovation and is a useful reminder of how far sports medicine has come.” Click here to read full press release
The Human Race exhibition opens at the Pathfoot Building, University of Stirling on Friday 2 March 2012 and will run until 13 April. An exciting programme of Human Race events will take place on the University campus during the exhibition tour. Members of the public are invited to join artists, practitioners, athletes and writers to explore, discuss and debate the core themes of the exhibition as well as some of the more complex and often hidden issues that surround the culture of sport. The programme includes evening lectures, a schools programme and film screenings at the Macrobert Arts Centre. Read more
To celebrate the Olympic Torch coming to Inverness Human Race have organised an exciting day of events at the Inverness Museum and Art Gallery on Saturday 9 June from 11am – 4pm. Activities include guided tours of the Human Race exhibition, dance performances by the human robot dancer and a chance to challenge your strength and agility with Glasgow Science Centre’s Body Works Sports Station. Everything is FREE and there is no need to book, just come along and enjoy a day of fun activities for all the family.
NEW FREE – ‘glitching’ is a new digital dance performance project led by artist Beverley Hood. The performance is inspired by the glitches and malfunctions of characters in sports and action computer games. After the performance the audience will be invited to step into the digital shoes of the dancers and follow the movements of the on-screen dance troupe. No need to book just come along. For more details about Chamber East visit http://www.northeastofnorth.com/blog-2/ The project is funded by an Artist Commission from the Scotland and Medicine Partnership for the Human Race exhibition. Additional funding has been provided by Creative Scotland and Edinburgh College of Art.