Following on from ‘States of Mind: Ann Veronica Janssens’, this changing exhibition will examine perspectives from artists, psychologists, philosophers and neuroscientists to interrogate our understanding of the conscious experience. Exploring phenomena such as somnambulism, synaesthesia, and disorders of memory and consciousness, the exhibition will examine ideas around the nature of consciousness, and in particular what can happen when our typical conscious experience is interrupted, damaged or undermined. ‘States of Mind: Tracing the edges of consciousness’ will feature a series of changing installations. The first one will be ‘The Whisper Heard’ by Imogen Stidworthy, from 4 February until 24 April. Find out more about this and future installations.

The exhibition will also feature work by artists Carla MacKinnon, Louise K Wilson, A. R. Hopwood, Mary Kelly and Aya Ben Ron.


Event Time & Date: 04/02/2016 – 16/10/2016

Venue details: Wellcome Collection | 183 Euston Road | London NW1 2BE

Organiser: Wellcome Collection | | +44 (0)20 7611 2222

Event website: States of Mind: Tracing the edges of consciousness

Event cost: Free

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