Electricity: The spark of life

Wellcome Collection, London

February 2017 – June 2017

This was a large-scale and complex exhibition made in partnership between Wellcome Collection, London, Teylers Museum, Haarlem, and Museum of Science and Industry, Manchester. It featured contemporary art commissions by John Gerrard, Bill Morrison and Camille Henrot responding to three historical collections, an audio commission exploring the future of our relationship with electricity, and over 100 objects. Examples of the exhibition interpretation can be found here.

The exhibition was featured in:

The Standard

The Spectator

Time Out

City AM

The Conversation

Front Row (BBC Radio 4)

Vanity Fair

The Telegraph

X. laevis (Spacelab) 2017,  John Gerrard. Commissioned by Wellcome Collection for Electricity: The spark of life. Image courtesy of Wellcome Collection

X. laevis (Spacelab) 2017, John Gerrard. Commissioned by Wellcome Collection for Electricity: The spark of life. Image courtesy of Wellcome Collection

Installation view.. Image courtesy of Wellcome Collection

Installation view.. Image courtesy of Wellcome Collection