Gallery aims to lift lid on taboo over menstruation

By Catherine Pepinster

New show explores women's natural rhythms and how we try to control them

It is an integral part of every woman's life, a natural function – and yet still often seen as a taboo subject. Now an unusual exhibition and multi-art form exhibition is examining the natural rhythms of women's bodies and the menstrual cycle.

Called Period Piece, the show explores women's bodies and their periods, involving poetry, film, art, holograms and a specially commissioned piece of music. It forms part of a series of pop-up events on the theme of blood being held at the new Science Gallery London, near London Bridge. The pop-ups are previewing the gallery's work, which aims to encourage a dialogue between art and science, before it formally opens in 2018.

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