The Corpse That Could Not Lie with Eleanor Crook @ Dissenters' Chapel, Kensal Green, London [21 October]

The Corpse That Could Not Lie with Eleanor Crook


118
21
October
15:00 - 16:30

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Dissenters' Chapel, Kensal Green
391 Ladbroke Grove, W10 5AA London, United Kingdom
Anatomical and Forensic sculptor Eleanor Crook investigates the connections between the Forensic scientist and the effigy artist: a shared vigilance about the minutiae of the body, a sense of place and the clues left behind by unwonted activity; how Matter can bear witness to shady deeds and attempts to lie about the past. There is a relationship between the Pathology detective’s rational and intense search for a Cause of Death and our more philosophical anxieties about the nature of death and the anatomical mechanism of life. The forensic investigators collaborate with the corpse itself, which communicates the truth– via chemistry, anatomy and, perhaps, something less tangible – from beyond the morgue.

Tickets £12. Each ticket includes one delightful Hendrick’s Gin cocktail and a 20% donation towards a host of restoration projects at Kensal Green Cemetery.

This salon in the cemetery is part of the London Month of the Dead 2017.

ELEANOR CROOK
Eleanor Crook is a sculptor in wax, bronze, wood and lifelike media who makes works about mortality and the fragility of the body. She studied sculpture at Central St Martins and the Royal Academy Schools in London and later trained in anatomy alongside medical students at Guy’s Hospital in order to make accurate models of historical plastic surgery techniques. She is artist in residence at the Gordon Museum, Guy’s Hospital, London.
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