Touring Exhibitions

You’ll find an insight into how we interact with all manner of music and sound at Biorhythm... — Metro

What are the natural forces that drive us to sing, strum, drum and dance? What makes a hit? And why is my toe tapping along to this tune?

From an acoustic bed to sonic tables and experiments on your emotional response to pop music, BIORHYTHM: MUSIC AND THE BODY will allow you to feel how music moves your body through an interactive bazaar of unique sonic experiences, installations, experiments and performances from musicians, engineers and neuroscientists from around the world. 

THE VISITOR EXPERIENCE
— Feel how music moves through you in a range of immersive experiences including a “sound capsule”.
— Experience music in a sonic bed.
— Take part in the world’s largest study on music and emotion.
— Play musical instruments with your heartbeat.

THEMES EXPLORED
— Rhythm
— Voice
— The physiology & neuroscience of music
— Music and the emotions

KEY INFORMATION
— Family friendly, ILLUSION was developed with younger people in mind and is suitable for all ages.
— Minimum gallery space of c.400-500m² (c.4,300-5,400 ft²)
— Average visit duration of 45–60 minutes
— Minimum ceiling height of 3.5m / 11.5f

CURATED BY AN EXPERT MULTIDISCIPLINARY TEAM
A curatorial team consisting of musicians, neuroscientists and researchers selected fourteen projects from the open call submissions which best fit with the overall vision of BIORHYTHM and the key concepts we wished to explore. The curators of BIORHYTHM include musician Gavin Friday, composer Linda Buckley, music researcher Ben Knapp, neuroscientist Professor Ian Robertson and Science Gallery Director Michael John Gorman.

TOURING ENQUIRIES 

If you are interested in receiving the full touring information pack for this exhibition please get in touch with our Touring Development Manager, Rob Warren at rob.warren@sciencegallery.com.