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…

Art, Power & the Asylum

Please note that this series of events has been organised by the Wellcome Library, and will take place in the Reading Room at the Wellcome 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…

TAIESEID

“TAIESEID: A Multi-media and oft (accidentally) installation artist with a working practise on mental health, specifically with an autobiographical focus on anorexia and borderline personality disorder. A recent Fine Art graduate from Liverpool School of Art and Design, I have just undertaken my first international residency at Arts, Letters & Numbers in New York, USA. I…

Micro commission opportunity at The Horsfall

The Horsfall Micro Commissions 2017-18 Deadline Friday 5th May 2017 Applications are invited from artists and creative practitioners working in any art form for the 2017/18 Micro Commissions Programme with The Horsfall at 42nd Street. The Micro Commission programme is a research and development opportunity for creative practitioners working across any art form. Designed to…

Exhibition: The Shapes & Lines of Beauty

What: Visual art exhibition, group show When: Until Thursday 19 January 2017, Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5.00pm Where: The Conference Centre, St Pancras Hospital, 4 St Pancras Way, London, NW1 0PE Ten artists explore ‘beauty’ in a group show curated by Peter Herbert and The Arts Project. “A stunning new art exhibition on the…

EXHIBITION: Showcase, Paintings in Hospitals

What: Exhibition, ‘Showcase’, key works from the UK’s first and only art collection specifically created to improve health and wellbeing. When: Wednesday 15 – Saturday 18 June 2016, 11:00am – 6:00pm Where: Menier Gallery, 51 Southwark Street, London SE1 1RU Showcase features a variety of printed, painted, drawn, sculptural, and digital artworks, and will also…

The Mind Machine: DAO Review

Colin Hambrook, Disability Arts Online editor, has written a wonderful review of The Mind Machine. Great mention is made of Yvonne Mabs Francis, describing seeing her work again for the first time since the 1990s as a ‘personal pilgrimage’. To see the review in full, please visit Disability Arts Online.

Exhibition: Mary Swanson – Embracing OCD

What: Exhibition When: July 29 – September 11, 2015 Where: Fresh A.I.R. Gallery, Columbus, Ohio Mary Swanson recently got in touch with us again to let us know she’s currently exhibiting at Fresh A.I.R. Gallery, stateside. We were in touch with Mary some time ago, and somehow lost touch. We were so pleased when an…

Emergence Arts & Social Network Event 30th March – Tate Modern

Hi Everyone, details of the next Emergence Arts & Social Network event below… “I’m delighted to let you know the details of our next Arts and Social Network event on the 30th March at the Tate Modern. The event will consist of one of Liz Ellis’s interactive and highly enjoyable Art into Life tours. This…