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Exhibitions round-up

Issue No. 2312


Wellcome Collection, 183 Euston Road, London NW1

This new exhibition considerers the ways in which human beings use inventions to enhance their abilities.

The exhibition brings together over 100 artworks, artefacts, videos, photographs, comics and medical objects. They record a history of people changing their environment to improve their lives.

The show also takes a look at the use of prosthetics, from a toe crafted in ancient Egypt to the most modern replacement limbs.

Retrofit City

The Architecture Centre, Narrow Quay, Bristol BS1 4QA

Retrofit City draws on a history of reusing buildings and trying to promote a sustainable use of space in our cities.

It aims to answer questions over how we go about making our cities more durable, flexible and sociable. The exhibition spans houses, buildings, museums, schools and walking tours.

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Tue 17 Jul 2012, 16:42 BST
Issue No. 2312
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