Life in Glass



Life in Glass is a series of cultural experiments that explore the relation between reproductive technologies and the social worlds we live in.

Through art, film and creative dialogue, we consider how reproductive technologies come to play an ever larger role in the process of imagining when, how, if, and what we reproduce in our lifetimes.

And we ask: What happens when we picture IVF as a looking glass through which we see ourselves?

What new reproductive futures do we navigate in the present?

How do we see life when biology and technology become ever more intertwined?

What do you see?

Fertility Show

Timeless is a fictional pop-up shop created to broaden our understanding of the impact of infertility and fertility technologies on our lives. On 5 and 6 November 2016, Timeless popped up at the Fertility Show. Sign up to our newsletter to stay updated about the next Timeless pop up later this year. 

The aim of Timeless is to listen, learn and share - there is nothing for sale. We offer a range of personal experiences and insights to read and listen to, alongside ways to share your stories and thoughts. Everything has come from people with direct experience of fertility treatment.

You can find recordings and reflections of this year’s Timeless pop up here

Timeless is a research project from the University of Cambridge, the London School of Economics and The Liminal Space.



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Life in Glass
Reproductive Sociology Research Group (ReproSoc)
Department of Sociology
University of Cambridge
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Contact: Dr. Lucy van de Wiel

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