A free museum and library exploring health and human experience
Land Body Ecologies Festival
Thu 22 – Sun 25 June. Explore the deep connections between mental health and ecosystem health in this four-day festival created by Land Body Ecologies (LBE), from teams across India, Uganda, Kenya, Thailand, the UK and the Arctic. Take part and experience performances, food, workshops, music, films and more.
We publish thought-provoking books exploring health and human experiences. Our latest titles include a vital exploration of race and health by Annabel Sowemimo, and a deep dive into the radical future of birth by Claire Horn.
Autism assessments and me
When, as an adult, Mayanne Soret decided to get a formal diagnosis of her autism, she found that the series of assessments had a dishearteningly negative focus, seeming to frame her as a problem.
Aphasia and drawing elephants
When Thomas Parkinson investigated the history of “speech science”, he discovered an unexpected link between empire, elephants and aphasia.