Altered States of Body: The Power of the Senses in Ritual and Revelry
From ancient drinking parties to modern pilgrimages, objects have the power to transform us. Hugo and Helena explore how a Greek symposium cup and Indian pilgrim stamps engage the senses to alter the body.
Date: 13 June 2019, 12:30 (Thursday, 7th week, Trinity 2019)
Venue: Ashmolean Museum, Beaumont Street OX1 2PH
Venue Details: Ground Floor, Gallery 16
Speakers: Hugo Shakeshaft (Classics), Helena Guzik (History of Art)
Organising department: Ashmolean Museum
Part of: Ashmolean Museum Gallery Talks - Talking Sense
Booking required?: Not required
Cost: Free
Audience: Public
Editor: Laura Spence