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  • I’m a recovery activist: ask me anything

    Date: Friday, November 30, 2018 - 13:00
    Location: Science Gallery London, First floor gallery
    Price: Free, drop in

    Mark Prest is a curator, recovery activist and a man in recovery from addiction. In 2011 he founded the Manchester based visual arts charity Portraits of Recovery. PORE’s work supports the emancipatory reframing of addiction and recovery identities by working with contemporary art and artists.

    Sit down with Mark in the HOOKED exhibition Reading Room. Hear how his own lived...

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  • Porn: do we have a problem? FULLY BOOKED

    Date: Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 19:00
    Location: Science Gallery London, Theatre
    Price: Free, ticketed event

    It’s now easier than ever before to access large amounts of porn. What does this mean for how we seek private pleasures and connect to other people? Is our society suffering from a real addiction or are we just in the midst of a moral panic?

    In this event, Olivier-Award-Winning artist Christopher Green challenges some of the ideas surrounding pornography addiction and questions how...

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  • I study smoking trends: ask me anything

    Date: Friday, November 23, 2018 - 13:00
    Location: Science Gallery London, First floor gallery
    Price: Free, drop in

    The number of people who smoke in England has dropped by about two thirds since 1970. However it is still the leading cause of preventable death.

    Dr Catherine El Zerbi is a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Addictions Department at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience at King’s College London. Her research focuses on smoking, relapse prevention and health...

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