Consciousness and Coma

Consciousness and Coma: An Exploration Through Science, Art and The Social

The Abacus Gallery, Cardiff
Sunday 21st June 2015
4:00pm – 7:00pm

Includes work from:
Karen Andrews Jashapara, Seth Oliver, Tim Sanders & Lisa Heledd Jones

Talks from:
Prof. Jenny Kitzinger & Prof. Frank Sengpiel

Join us for a drink and private viewing of the art from 4 onwards, stay for a short talk and chance to ask questions (at 5pm) of two experts in the scientific and social debates about coma and consciousness. Then, at 6pm, there will be of a short shadow puppet performance exploring ethical issues and family stories

Background Research – Impact Awards
This exhibition builds on the award-winining research on coma and the vegetative state conducted by sisters, Professor Jenny Kitzinger and Professor Celia Kitzinger. The project won Cardiff University’s 2015 ‘Innovation Policy Award’ you can see more about the impact of their work here:

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Sponsorship

This event is supported by the ESRC, Cardiff University, the Wellcome Trust and the Learned Society of Wales. THANK YOU