free space gallery, Free Space Project, Mental Health, Workshop

Festive Folklore Puppet Making Workshop

https://youtu.be/MATX3bI0bl4 Puppet making workshop exploring alternative characters of Christmas.  Learn how to make and fully decorate a 'jumping jack' puppet of a festive folkloric character of your choosing. The workshops last three hours each. All materials provided and no artistic experience necessary. We will spend a little time in the workshop briefly getting to know… Continue reading Festive Folklore Puppet Making Workshop

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Events, Exhibition, Galleries, Riflemaker

Wen Wu: Literary Paintings at CCCA, Coventry

Wen Wu opens Scratch the Surface Festival 2017 @STSfestivalCov, on Sunday October 1st. Scratch the Surface is a mental health arts festival that has been co-curated by Mental Spaghetti, amongst others, with festival organisers, Collective//Pod. Be part of an 'audience with...' Wen Wu, on Sunday 1st October at 1:30pm, Fargo Village, Far Gosford St (Map). Wen… Continue reading Wen Wu: Literary Paintings at CCCA, Coventry

Collective//Pod, Exhibition, Mental Health, Painting

Suburban English Magick

"Behind every brutal scene/there is beauty/in Suburban English Magick: Peer in to the world of semi-rural village life in the Shires. Modern day folklore, witchcraft and the uncanny, dressed in sportswear, driven in souped-up race cars, depicted in paint and recited in tongue.” Large scale live painting and audio installation by Mental Spaghetti founder, Marie-Louise Plum.… Continue reading Suburban English Magick

Collective//Pod, Events, live music, Mental Health

Scratch the Surface Festival: BE Music ‘A Symphony of Bee and Man’

Scratch the Surface Festival: BE Music 'A Symphony of Bee and Man' For the past six months, Mental Spaghetti has been working with Collective//Pod, of The Pod, Coventry, supporting the upcoming Mental Health Arts festival, Scratch the Surface: Dialogue. The festival runs September 30th - October 10th, World Mental Health Day, and will present a… Continue reading Scratch the Surface Festival: BE Music ‘A Symphony of Bee and Man’

Academic, Adamson Collection Trust, Wellcome Library

Art, Power and the Asylum: Exploring the Adamson Collection

 Art, Power and the Asylum: Exploring the Adamson Collection “What is the value of art created in the asylum, who does it belong to, and how should it be used?" Three questions, relating to the mainly anonymous artists of the Adamson Collection, recently posed to the general public and contributors from the fields of art,… Continue reading Art, Power and the Asylum: Exploring the Adamson Collection

Exhibition, Opportunities

ART OPPORTUNITY: ‘SURVIVORS STORIES’

VISUAL ART EXHIBITION: ‘SURVIVORS STORIES’ To mark the 10th anniversary of our collective F.E.E.L. (Friends of East End Loonies), are hosting the LOONIES FEST, a major diverse event to celebrate the joint work and achievements of the past decade. We would like to invite Artists to submit their works for the group exhibition ‘SURVIVORS STORIES’.… Continue reading ART OPPORTUNITY: ‘SURVIVORS STORIES’