STT Tour of Misbehaving Bodies

  • Gallery tour
  • Speech-to-text
Photograph of a Visitor Experience Assistant conducting a speech to text tour of an exhibition at Wellcome Collection. She is talking into a phone whilst the visitors read a transcription of what she is saying from a tablet screen.
A speech to text tour at Wellcome Collection, Thomas SG Farnetti. Source: Wellcome Collection. CC BY-NC.

What you’ll do

Discover how the work of artists Jo Spence and Oreet Ashery explores how illness disrupts and shapes our identity and examines the idea of the ‘misbehaving body’. 

This introductory tour will be led by a guide using speech-to-text technology.

About your guide

Photograph of Nelly Ekström

Nelly Ekström

Nelly Ekström is a culture historian with an academic background in museum and heritage studies. Fascinated by worlds of knowledge past and present, real and imagined, she creates immersive sensory engagement sessions that offer new perspectives on the roles of art and science in our lives.



Need to know


We’ll be in Gallery 2. To get there, go up the stairs or take the lift to level 1.


This event will have live speech-to-text transcription for visitors who are deaf, deafened and hard of hearing. If you would like to come along, email us at or call 020 7611 2222.

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