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…

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…

Art Opportunity: Reflected Realities, Birmingham

The Arches Project is a place that offers a platform for creative talents of all disciplines, to gain experience and exposure to become employable within their industry, by showcasing the work in an exciting and unique space within the Birmingham art scene. We are currently seeking work for an exhibition called ‘Reflected Realities’, which aims…

Exhibition: The Fabric of Being

What: Exhibition – The Fabric of Being When: 22 February – 17 March 2017, open Weds-Fri, 10am-5pm Where: Bethlem Gallery, Bethlem Royal Hospital, Monks Orchard Road, Beckenham, Kent BR3 3BX. Map Terence Wilde, long time Mental Spaghetti collaborator and artist, and Bethlem Gallery present the textile works and processes of artists, patients and staff from…

Open Day: The Horsfall, Manchester

What: Open day, creative venue supporting young people with experience of mental distress. When: Saturday 14 January, 12-4pm Where: The Horsfall, 87-91 Great Ancoats Street, Manchester, M4 5AG

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…

A Mental Spaghetti 2016, here’s to the future!

2016, despite its infamy as a problematic and troublesome year, brought us many positives and much pleasure in the form of large scale group exhibitions, our first ‘Spaghetti School’ residency at Free Space Gallery, and working with some of our favourite comrades on exciting new projects designed to spark debate and question closed answers. We…

Art Fair: ActionSpace & Cockpit Arts present…

What: Art Fair, £5 entry (includes entry to full Cockpit Arts Christmas Open Studios) When: 11am – 6pm, 24 – 27 November 2016, Private View: Thursday 24, 6 – 9pm Where: Cockpit Arts, Cockpit Yard, Northington Street, London WC1N 2NP As part of this year’s Christmas Open Studios at Cockpit Arts, ActionSpace presents: The Out There…

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,…