Medicine Now... then

As we prepare to open our new gallery Being Human this week, we take a look back at the gallery it has replaced. Medicine Now opened in 2007 and allowed artists and audiences to explore the connections between contemporary medicine, life and art.

Words by Danny Birchall and photography by Steven Pocock

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About the contributors

Photograph of Danny Birchall

Danny Birchall


Danny is Wellcome Collection's Digital Content Manager.

Photograph of Steven Pocock

Steven Pocock


Steven is a photographer at Wellcome. In the studio he captures the fragility of 150 year old manuscripts. At home he is captivated by the fragility of a 150 year old house.