Lottie Matthews

  “I focus on using a creative outlet as a way to challenge my own ideas of my mental health and perceptions of the world around me. I’ve struggled with my mental health from a very young age, and focus a lot on reclaiming my own experiences, identity and thoughts through finding beautiful, cracked and…

Ana Pallares

Ana Pallares, born in Barcelona in 1993, is a self-taught artist, whose practice reflects on pain, death and other intangible realities which all too often occur with little reason. Ana says, “I strive to find, and attach, new meanings to these realities, hoping to present them in a healthier, more manageable way – ultimately aiming to…

BORT.

I’m a little bit in love with Bort, a street and studio artist from Austin, Texas. Bort’s work is funny, tragic, engaging, desperate, political and human. She spans spraypaint, posters and legal street art, drawings, photo transfer, prints, wood and canvas in the studio. Her themes are consistent, and because of that, are amplified in…

Exhibition: Shared Insight at Central Saint Martins

What: Exhibition by artists Harrison Moore & Terence Wilde When: 11 Nov – 02 Dec, 2016 Where: Window Gallery 4, Central Saint Martins, Granary Building, 1 Granary Square, King’s Cross, N1C 4AA Private View and Q&A with Artists: Thursday 10th November, 6-9pm. All welcome! To download invite with all information, click here: PDF Invite to Private View Shared…

Exhibition: No Mans Land

What: Visual Art Exhibition When: 23-26 November, 2016 Where: Islington Arts Factory, 2 Parkhurst Road, London, N7 0SF Mental Spaghetti art/production assistant and artist, Simona Pesce, comes together with artists Bill Dags and Terence Wilde, to present No Mans Land, a group exhibition at Islington Arts Factory, in association with Mental Spaghetti and UEL Fine…

Fenna Berry

We were recently contacted by Fenna Berry. Loving what we saw, we took time to go through her tumblr page. What we found astounded us – not only for the sheer amount of work on show – but for how accomplished the various styles and mediums are. From fine art painting, Manga-influenced comic narratives, design,…

Mental Spaghetti & Uncooked Culture present: One Bare Foot Square

What: One Bare Foot Square When: Mondays only, 7 November – 19 December 2016, 12 – 8pm. Where: The Dragon Cafe in the crypt of St. George the Martyr, London, SE1 1JA. Mental Spaghetti is proud to be working in partnership with Uncooked Culture to bring touring exhibition One Bare Foot Square to its next…

VALERIE PANNIER

I view my artistic practice as essentially experimental and experiential. “My focused line of enquiry is the physical and mental feelings of synchronicity via movement and stillness, filled-up and empty space. I create shapes that remind me of the underwater world with all its fertility and mystery, and the symbiosis between elements. I choose mainly…

Art Opportunity: Tight Modern 2016

What: Tight Modern 2016 exhibition When: Deadline is 30th October 2016 Where: Touring Exhibition “We are delighted to announce Tight Modern 2016 is open for submissions from marginalised & disabled artists. Tight Modern is tight! Entries must be 13cmx18cm in portrait format, with a maximum depth of 2cm. You can submit original artworks, photography or…

MYFANWY DABNER

  Our guest artist this week is Myfanwy Dabner, from Ballarat, Australia. In this article, Myfanwy examines the ways in which she processes inspiration, the new directions and inspirations she is drawing on, as well as understanding the meaning of being a marginalised artist, and what connotations the term invokes. “Over a month ago I was thinking about…