Invisible Dust

London | Thursday 24 April
Pollution level: Moderate

Breathe: ‘Turner Updated’ Houses of Parliament talk


20/09/2012

The Thames at Westminster (Westminster Bridge)
1871; Oil on canvas, Claude Monet

2-4pm Tuesday 16th October, Attlee Suite, Portcullis House, Free

A talk by Invisible Dust artist Dryden Goodwin will be hosted by the Environmental Audit Committee and the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology to highlight the effects and the artistic depiction of invisible air pollution.

Famously, artists, including Monet and Turner, have painted the effects of air pollution over the Thames. In this event, chaired by Joan Walley, MP, Chair of the EAC, internationally acclaimed artist Dryden Goodwin will explore his new work entitled Breathe, a large scale video projection on the roof of St Thomas’ Hospital, opposite the House of Commons. The Breathe video projection will take place at night during 9th to 28th October 2012.

Goodwin’s scientific collaborator Professor Frank Kelly, King’s College London who chairs COMEAP, the Government medical advisory committee on air pollutants, will also discuss the effects of air pollution on children’s health.

Turner Updated is part of Invisible Breath, a trilogy of projects exploring air pollution and breathing by Invisible Dust supported by The Wellcome Trust, Arts Council England, King’s College London and Guy’s and St Thomas’ Charity.

Free ticket bookings: Bianca@invisibledust.com (please write ‘Houses RSVP’ in the subject line.

For more information and to book the talk : www.parliament.uk

 

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