Blood on the Streets is a public performance lecture situated within the window of a barbershop. The lecture explores the history of bloodletting as a medical practice, tracing its roots in ancient medicine, the rise of the barber-surgeon and the current understanding of blood within modern medicine. There’s a new Sweeney Todd in town, only this ones not out to kill!
This is a FREE performance. Please be aware this performance lecture involves 1 packet of blood being extracted from Jamie’s arm.
Supported by The Wellcome Trust, Arts Council England, Theatre Bristol, Live Art Development Agency, ArtsAdmin, Contact, Exeter Phoenix, Live Collision, Science Gallery, Arnolfini, Chapter Arts Centre and Pacciti Company.
Image credit: Lorna Jane Newman Photography