Terminal Sulcus workshops
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Terminal Sulcus workshops

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Oral Emporium

Guy's Campus, King's College London

Collingwood St

London, United Kingdom

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Add your tongue to Terminal Sulcus

As a child Beatrice Haines’ grandparents would regularly prepare sandwiches. One day she was horrified to discover that the succulent meaty filling she enjoyed was in fact bovine tongue and not the ham she suspected. Eating meat seemed strange enough, but the sensation of tasting another animal’s tongue with your own felt bizarre.

Years later this experience inspired an artwork exhibited in a kitchen. Terminal Sulcus consists of over 700 wax casts of human tongues lining the inside of a fridge. Now Terminal Sulcus comes to Science Gallery London’s MOUTHY season; there are more tongues and they’ve taken over the kitchen…

Artist Beatrice Haines invites you to attend a workshop in which you will cast your tongue, and add to the installation that asks you to consider what your tongue says about you. 



Microcosms
Why not combine your tongue casting experience with a visit to Effie Paleolougou's series of photographs Microcosms, and gain MOUTHY's forensic perspective on the geography of the city.

Microcosms maps the city through its debris of anonymous inhabitants - discarded chewing gum. Effie Paleolougou's blown-up constellations are on display in the Guy's Colonnade, just around the corner from the Oral Emporium.


About MOUTHY
Running September - November 2016, MOUTHY invites you to delve into the orifice and explore the hidden world within. Via human spit crystals, the science of snogging and hacked prosthetics that allow your facial movements to control digital games, MOUTHY asks you to consider your own relationship with this amazing portal of self-expression.

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Oral Emporium

Guy's Campus, King's College London

Collingwood St

London, United Kingdom

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