ART ANATOMY: medical and artistic perspectives on the body

Friday 4 Oct 2019, 19:00 - 01:00

AVL Mundo, Keileweg 18, Rotterdam

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Knowledge of human anatomy lies at the base of the biomedical sciences and the arts. During ART ANATOMY, scientists respond to the works of Atelier van Lieshout. Get a tour and explore the grounds of AVL Mundo with art and medicine students, determine the scenario of an interactive movie and stay for an amazing afterparty.

The evening's host is spoken word artist Elten Kiene. We kick off the night with an opening drink at 07.30 p.m.

Guides of the Science Gallery Rotterdam and AVL Mundo are happy to show you around.

During the Night of Science ('Nacht van de Wetenschap'), you as a visitor get to choose what the future will look like. In the interactive movie 'Robin', you will follow the main character Robin from cradle to grave. You will get to choose what happens at key moments in his life - the movie will then take a different turn. How much privacy do you allow Robin to have? Will you interfere when Robin choses a partner? Afterwards, Tim de Mey, philosopher of science at Erasmus University Rotterdam, will discuss the choices made by the audience.

Dance the night away at the inspiring cultural hotbed AVL Mundo.

About the organisation

ART ANATOMY is being organised as a part of the national Night of Science ('Nacht van de Wetenschap'), by the Erasmus MC and Erasmus University Rotterdam, in collaboration with the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) and Atelier Van Lieshout. The event was made possible thanks to the contributions of Prof. Gert-Jan Kleinrensink, Elten Kiene, Tim de Mey and Joep van Lieshout.

More information

Questions about ART ANATOMY? Have a look at the Facebook event or contact the project leader of Science Gallery Rotterdam,via 06 4143 1721 or

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