Human Race invites you to join us in celebrating Scotland’s sporting heritage. Govanhill Baths are opening their doors for a day of FREE events to celebrate the unique partnership between the baths and the Human Race exhibition. Throughout the day talks, tours of the and films will not only celebrate Scotland’s rich sporting history and heritage, but also expose the darker side of global sport. All the events are free but places are restricted so advanced booking is advisable
NEW! This site-specific event will be an immersive experience featuring a new film by artist Catherine Street. The film will be followed by spoken word performances by poet JL Williams and Catherine Street, as well as live performances by composers and improvisers Martin Parker and Owen Green. The film derives its sound and image from the exhausted body of the artist. Meanwhile writings by Street and Williams allude to the sensual, experiential world of human perception alongside a theoretical conception of time and space as described by mathematics. Green and Parker’s live performances build in intensity over time and the listener is made very much aware of the physical nature of sound as it is created by bodies interacting in space.
During the Dundee Science Festival Human Race and Dundee Science Centre are hosting 2 days of FREE Brilliant Bodies workshops that explore the fascinating science behind sport. Discover what effect exercise has on your body and learn how science has helped athletes to improve their performance in this fun, interactive workshop. Workshops are included in standard admission to the centre and run on the hour, every hour. To make it a little easier for you to go to the FREE workshops we would like to give you £1 and £2 off the cost of admission Click on the image to print the voucher Terms & Conditions Please print the voucher to claim – we cannot accept digital versions £1 discount on child/student/senior citizen tickets £2 discount on adult/assisted needs adult tickets Discount will be given to the first 500 visitors to present vouchers at the point of purchase Redeemable at Dundee Science Centre 10am – 5pm, Thursday 8th & Friday 9th November 2012 Maximum of one voucher per visit
NEW! During the Dundee Science festival Dundee Science Centre are hosting Billiant Bodies workshops. Brilliant Bodies is an interactive and fun exploration of what happens to our bodies when we exercise. Using the Wellcome Trust ‘In the Zone’ kits pupils can explore the effects of exercise on their own heart and lungs, as well as think about what makes elite sportspeople so good at their chosen sport. The workshops are aimed at P5-P7 , there will be three 1 hour sessions per day for upto 25 pupils per session. As part of the workshop you can visit the Human Race exhibition at the Lamb Gallery and ISE at the University of Dundee. There will also be a space available at Dundee Science Centre for pupils to eat a packed lunch. Please let them know at the time of booking if your class will be taking a packed lunch. The workshops are FREE but must be booked in advance through the Dundee Science Centre. Booking details below. SUBSIDESED OR FULL TRANSPORT COSTS CAN BE ARRANGED ON REQUEST. To arrange transport costs please email Kitty Chilcott firstname.lastname@example.org or call her on 0131 527 1607
This week’s Human Talk will be by Vicky Strange, General Manager, Sports Competition, Commonwealth Games, Glasgow 2014. Join Vicky and find out how the organisers plan to deliver the biggest sporting event ever held in Scotland and what the legacy aspirations of the Games are.
Join Dr James Robson, national team doctor for the Scottish Rugby Union for a fascinating insight into the rigours , highs and lows of a touring medic.
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. 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. Tickets are limited so it is advisable to book in advance through the WHALE Arts Agency
FREE- P3 – P6 poetry show. Join top children’s poet Brian Moses hot from his show at Edinburgh Book Festival as he brings words to life with his spectacular poetry and percussion show. Have fun in an exhilarating exploration of the different forms of rhythm and rhyme. There will be musical instruments and some movement too, so come in good voice and bring your dancing shoes! SUBSIDISED OR FULL TRANSPORT COSTS CAN BE ARRANGED ON REQUEST FOR THIS WORKSHOP http://www.brianmoses.co.uk/
FREE -Human Race invite you to a special screening of the wonderful British Classic ‘Chariots of Fire’. Popcorn, soda and dressing-up clothes provided!
FREE – This is a fantastic opportunity for young people (10-18 years old) of all abilities to make an animation with the award winning animators from Red Kite Animations, makers of TV series Dennis and Gnasher. Using the themes of the Human Race exhibition, you’ll bring puppets and objects to life with cameras and computers. There will be something for everyone and you don’t need to be able to draw to make a great film! http://www.redkiteworkshops.co.uk/info.html