Identity: Eight Rooms, Nine Lives

Major exhibition Identity: Eight Rooms, Nine Lives 

The Wellcome Collection

26 November 2009-6 April 2010


What influences or determines our sense of who we are? What makes one person distinct from another? How does science inform human identity? This major exhibition explores the tension between the way we view ourselves and how others see us.

claude cahun small.jpg

Claude Cahun and her partner Suzanne Malherbe, who used the alias Marcel Moore, moved to Jersey in 1937 and remained there during the island's occupation by the Nazis. This UK alien registration card bears Cahun's birth name of Lucie Schwob.

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