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…

FEATURED: ‘Suburban English Magick’ at the CCCA.

“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….

Exhibition: The Deadends, London

What: The Deadends, multidisciplinary, visual art, installation and performance When: Open weekends 12–5pm, until March 12, 2017 Where: Studio One Gallery, 7–9 Wandsworth Plain, London SW18 1ES. Map The Deadends – A celebration of a made-up culture The documentary The Deadends (in search of truth) was recently shown at the ICA 100 years of Dada,…

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: 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…

World Mental Health Day: Create an outdoor installation with us!

What: Workshops to create an outdoor installation Where: Freespace Gallery, 2 Bartholomew Road, London, NW5 When: Friday 9th, 16th and 23rd October In celebration and support of World Mental Health Day 2015 , in collaboration with Free Space Gallery, and in support of the Mental Health Foundation, we will be constructing a plaster of paris…

Exhibition: Kayleigh Baker at King’s College London

What: ‘Do You Want The Truth Or Something Beautiful?’ by Kayleigh Baker When: 7/10/15 until 11/12/15 Where: King’s College London, see below for full details You are invited to the Opening Evening of Kayleigh Baker’s new exhibition 7 October 2015, 17.00 – 20.00hrs The MRC Social, Genetic & Developmental Psychiatry Centre Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology…