Science Museum Group | 2021
Cancer Revolution is a major exhibition that looks at the science of cancer treatment, its history, major recent advances, and the experience of cancer sufferers.
The exhibition opens at Manchester’s Science & Industry Museum before moving to London’s Science Museum in 2022.
The exhibition combines a number of dimensions of cancer: personal stories, objects and artworks to foreground the experience of individual cancer sufferers; sculptural diagrams and interactives to explain the science; large scale environmental installations to give a sense of the places in which cancer is treated; medical equipment and practitioners to evoke the optimism that surrounds current breakthroughs in cancer treatment.
Designed as a set of free-standing components to be configured in the two galleries in Manchester and then London, the installation combines a lightness in materials, a bold colour palette and atmospheric lighting.
At the heart of the exhibition, a giant sculpture of a cancer tumour made from slotted acrylic creates a focal point for the presentation of revolution new treatments.
Skellon Studio and Seeing Things provided 3D Design, co-Creative Direction, Graphics & Art-working for exhibition graphics and marketing, creative direction and ideas for the AV/Digital media.
In developing the exhibition, we collaborated with:
Seeing Things: Graphic Design and co-Creative Direction
Factory Settings: Build & Install
Science & Industry Museum
Photos: Seeing Things, Lol Johnson and Science Museum Group - © The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum.