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

Festive Folklore Puppet Making Workshop 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

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’

Adamson Collection Trust, Uncategorized, wellcome trust

Art, Power & the Asylum (Wellcome Library)

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… Continue reading Art, Power & the Asylum (Wellcome Library)

Japanese Artists, Jennifer Lauren Gallery, Uncategorized

Masao Obata: Drawing Happiness in Red

The Jennifer Lauren Gallery is proud to present Masao Obata: Drawing Happiness in Red Launch event 21 June 2017, 6 - 8:30pm Continues 21-25 June 2017 Dates: 21-25 June 2017 Pop-up Venue: 264 Globe Road, Bethnal Green, London, E2 0JD Nearest tube station: Bethnal Green - Central Line Opening times: Wednesday – Saturday 11am-6pm, Sunday… Continue reading Masao Obata: Drawing Happiness in Red

art, Art Therapy, Artists, Gary Kleiner, Uncategorized

Gary Kleiner

"I'm Gary Kleiner, an artist based in Suffern NY, near a place called Hopper House Gallery, the home of Edward Hopper. I've rediscovered my artistic abilities while being hospitalised for several months for depression and anxiety. Whilst resident at Frawley Hall, Good Samaritan Hospital, Suffern NY, and Four Winds Hospital at Katonah, NY, I did… Continue reading Gary Kleiner

Ana Pallares, Artists, Drawing, Exhibition, Illustration, Uncategorized

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… Continue reading Ana Pallares

Artists, D+SEA, Derek Collins

Derek Collins \ D+SEA

all words and artwork, ©Derek Collins. If you would like to get in touch with Derek, please email us. I ain't sure if this makes sense... but I reckon "sense" is a commodity I bartered long long many moons time ago... Am  a  epileptic ex-junkie word wranglin' music manglin' monad... presentin' these pictorial pustules...a pair… Continue reading Derek Collins \ D+SEA