University of Dundee

Primitive Streak

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Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 14:35 to Tuesday, November 22, 2011 - 14:35
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Fashioning science to create a new way of understanding the origins of human life

CLS PI Kate Storey and her sister, artist and designer Helen Storey are taking their boundary-breaking collaboration Primitive Streak on a nation-wide tour including Sheffiled, Newcastle and London.

Exhibition and events details:

February 21st to March 12th, 10 Dresses from Primitive Streak including the new Lung Dress at the Winter Garden, Sheffield
Monday – Saturday, 8am – 11pm
Sunday 8am – 8pm

Related events in Sheffield
21st February – Tour of the Primitive Streak in situ at the Winter Garden with Professor Matthew Holley, University of Sheffield, Kate and Helen Storey. Time to be confirmed in listings and on the website from February 4th

7th March, 7pm, Café Scientific, ‘The lung – an inspiring organ’, Professor Helen Storey, Professor Matthew Holley, Professor Moira Whyte.  The Showroom Cinema, Paternoster Row, Sheffield, S1 2BX

11th March, 7pm ‘The Human Lung’: Adsetts Lecture Theatre 6620, Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus

For further information:

March 4th to April 11th
New Primitive Streak Lung Dress at Newcastle City Library: open times and website:

March 15th to April 11th, 10 Dresses from Primitive Streak including the new Lung Dress at Centre for Life Newcastle. Preview evening with Q&A: 14th March

Related events in Newcastle
14th March, 7.30 – 8.15pm Q&A session by co-creators Kate and Helen Storey at Centre for Life
15th March - Kate and Helen Storey: Teacher and public events on "Primitive Streak" at Centre for Life

Continuing Tour
Following Newcastle, the exhibition will tour to London. For venue and talks information please see from 4th Feb