The Past in the Present: Historical Faces, New Technologies

LJMU’s Face Lab works at the forefront of craniofacial research. This illustrated talk will share insights into Face Lab’s methods and techniques, which combine anatomical methods, artistic skill and cutting-edge technology in novel ways, with reference to recent archaeological casework produced for museums and heritage projects in the UK and beyond.

Talk by Kathryn Smith (Face Lab, LJMU)

Kathryn Smith (MSc, MAFA) is a PhD researcher and graduate teaching assistant in Face Lab, LJMU School of Art and Design. An internationally recognised visual artist and curator, she qualified as a forensic artist in 2013 (Dundee). Her research focuses on the cultural potency of contemporary depictions of the dead. She is actively involved in Face Lab projects and the MA Art in Science programme.

Part of our Evening Talks Programme

Evening talks are for members, however non-members are welcome for a fee of £5 on the door. If you are interested in becoming a member in aid of The Atkinson’s Development Trust, please click here.

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