Feb 13
~
Jun 28

GENDERS at Science Gallery London

Cancelled
Free

Science Gallery London’s fascinating GENDERS exhibition is now open to the public until late June. It’s an open and nuanced look at gender, the conflicts that surround it and the people most affected by them.

GENDERS: Shaping and Breaking the Binary

Science Gallery GENDERS
Grace in the Garms—Sadé Mica | Photo by Felix Wilson

The exhibition sees more than a dozen artists on display, covering a broad range of media and messages. It’s a perfect blend of scientific study and art, with artists and researchers of all stripes coming together to explore and express gender and its relationships with culture, race, sexuality and age.

While gender has been one of our society’s defining issues for well over a century, the conversation has exploded recently—with previously suppressed voices making themselves heard. That makes this the perfect time to discuss, debate, and interrogate the world’s (and your own) views on deeply personal topics.

What to see and do

Science Gallery GENDERS
Grapes—Rotimi Fani-Kayode | Photo by Felix Wilson

There aren’t really any weak links—so set aside at least a couple of hours to see everything if you can. Whatever you do, don’t miss Danielle Brathwaite-Shirley’s visceral interactive video game, WE ARE HERE BECAUSE OF THOSE THAT ARE NOT. Designed to archive and reflect black and trans lives, what you see will depend on your identity and the decisions you make inside the game.

Also of note is Mary Maggic’s Milik Bersama Rekombinan, which includes a scale model of the Kali Code River. Flanked by trash dredged from the real river, the model is filled with agar, sustaining a potentially plastic–digesting fungus.

Events at GENDERS

As usual, the gallery will be hosting free events throughout this season’s run. It’s a long list of one-off events to suit all tastes. From lectures and performances to workshops and opportunities to express yourself. Tickets may be free, but it’s still worth booking in advance. We’ll be including these events on our weekly mailing list—sign up below to stay in the know!

For more museum late events, check out our dedicated guide

To prevent the spread of COVID-19, many events have been canceled. Always check official sites before heading to an event.

Get all the info on what's on in London direct to your inbox.

Related Events
  • A large arts venue by the river Thames in London
    Oct 21
    ~
    Oct 31

    London Literature Festival

    Autumn is the perfect season to hunker down with a good book. And if you need inspiration for your reading list, there’s no better place to be than the Southbank Centre. Now in its 14th year, London Literature Festival brings […]

    10:00am – 10:00pm
    – £25.00
  • Oct 30
    ~
    Oct 31

    Black Owned Hackney Market

    Black Owned Hackney returns in October to celebrate Black History Month in collaboration with Black Eats LDN! Catch the market opposite Hackney Central station showcasing London’s best black-owned eats, artisan traders and many more black-owned businesses! Best vegan & non-vegan […]

    11:00am – 6:00pm
    Free
  • Cemetary
    Oct 1
    ~
    Oct 31

    London Month Of The Dead

    A series of events across London, throughout October looking at our understanding and relationship to death leading up to Halloween. The programme takes in the gothic, the occult, the creepy and morbidly fascinating. Expect cemetery walks and tours, including The […]

    10:00am – 10:00pm
    £12.00 (advance sales)
  • Ravenscourt Park Fireworks
    Early
    Nov

    Ravenscourt Park Fireworks 2021

    Usually accompanied by the Bishop’s Park Fireworks, Ravenscourt Park takes centre stage this year as the sole local night of family fireworks with a children’s display as well as a main display later on. Gates open at 4 pm with the […]

    4:00pm – 10:00pm
    £6.00 – £8.00

Recommended hotels located nearby