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29 August - 8 September 2013

The Congress for Curious People


Various locations |
United Kingdom

Open to: Academic | Alumni | Public | Student

A Festival of Spectacular Cultures

From Fun Fairs to Freak Shows… Magic Lantern Lectures to Flea Circuses… Cyclopian Artists and Mediumistic Drawings to Severed Heads and Anthropomorphic Taxidermy… Riotous Fireworks and the bright lights of an otherworldly Blackpool to the dark recesses of Old Operating Theatres and Clandestine Archives.

The Congress for Curious People is a week long festival of spectacular cultures, followed by a two-day symposium, co-curated by Morbid Anatomy, Preserved!, and Strange Attractor.

This event is co-organised by Petra Lange-Berndt, Department of History of Art, UCL.


The Congress for Curious People


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