OPPORTUNITY: ‘DIY Public Selfcare System’

What: Call for artists, Liverpool DadaFest When: Deadline to apply, 14 June 2016, 5pm. Performance Dates: Tue 9 – Sat 13 August 2016 Times: DIY Public Selfcare System is a 5-day process, comprised of: 2 consecutive days of group work, 1 day for rest/recovery or guided individual work, then 2 more consecutive days of group work….

Exhibition: What Goes On In the Mind

What: Exhibition, ‘What Goes On In the Mind’ When: June 4th – July 4th, Reception Drinks June 11, 2-4pm Where: Oxford Town Hall Gallery, St. Aldate’s, OX1 1BX Opening Drinks Reception, this Saturday, June 11th, 2-4pm. All welcome! Facebook Event Page Arts organisations AIMS (Oxford) and Mental Spaghetti (London) are exhibiting work from 18 artists,…

Exhibition: Shared Insight

What: Exhibition, following a four-month collaborative residency When: May 13 – 27, Private View 12th May Where: Free Space Gallery, Kentish Town, London Shared Insight showcases the work of artists Harrison Moore and Terence Wilde. Harrison is a third year Central Saint Martins Fine Art Student and Terence is an artist associated with the Outside…

Exhibition: Small Print International

What: Touring exhibition by international printmakers When: 6th May – 10th July (see notes, some works finish earlier) Where: Attenborough Arts Centre, Leicester Maria Heed, ‘Jag Mig Mitt (I Me Mine)’ The University of Leicester’s Attenborough Arts Centre is delighted to be hosting four exhibitions by local and international artists, in their new award winning…

DRAW! Alternative ways of drawing, Free Space Gallery

What: Drawing workshops, drop-in sessions When: May 6-27, 2016 Where: Free Space Gallery, KTHC, London, NW5 2BX Our lead artist, Marie-Louise Plum, is running a series of drawing workshops at Free Space Gallery, Kentish Town Health Centre, from May 6-27 2016. Learn to draw using alternative techniques and unusual materials, including natural objects such as…

Call for Submissions: ONE BARE FOOT SQUARE

WHAT: Call for art submissions for One Bare Foot Square. WHEN: Deadline, 7 May 2016. First show runs 30 July – 13 August 2016. WHERE: Launch exhibition, July 30 2016, Amsterdam Outsider Art Gallery. Are you an artist interested in exhibiting with other artists, in a collaborative touring exhibition, with the opportunity to host the artwork…

FEATURED: The Mind Machine

Our first exhibition of the year, at the Menier Gallery, London, has swiftly come, and all too swiftly gone. The Mind Machine was a week-long exhibition featuring eight of the ten artists we are working closely with – Yvonne Mabs Francis, John Moore, Jan Arden, Marie-Louise Plum, Mikey Georgeson, Terence Wilde and Vincent Black. By…

Exhibition: Letting in the Light

Image above from previous Daily Life Ltd lightbox exhibition in Dalston. What: Letting in the Light: an exhibition of powerful, affecting and exuberant work to light up our lives When: 25 January – 24 March 2016 Where: Centre of Stratford Mental Spaghetti is really excited that three of our favourite comrades – Daily Life Ltd,…

Installation viewing with added mince pies!

Back in October, in collaboration with Free Space Gallery, Mental Spaghetti and eight contributors* made an outdoor installation. Using plaster of paris, we cast, carved and sculpted our way to making ex-voto style offerings, on plinths, to sit in the front garden of Free Space Gallery. The collaborative sculptures are now installed in the front…

Disability and Political Activism in Art

Want another reason to love (the late, Lord) Dickie Attenborough? Ya know, the “world leading filmmaker, actor and life-long patron of the arts”. Need another reason to hold him even closer to our collective nations’ breast? I got one: The newly opened gallery at the Attenborough Arts Centre. Richard Attenborough founded the absolutely excellent Attenborough…