July 4th-13th Gallery open Wed-Sat 12pm-5pm
(Preview Wed 3rd 5-8pm)
@Vane Gallery, 1st Floor Commercial Union House 39 Pilgrim St, Newcastle NE1 6QE
Showcasing a complex and diverse collection of items and artworks from a new mental health archive for the North East. Exploring, challenging and rebalancing representation of mental health through lived experience.
Artist showcasing alongside contemporary archive items include:
Rachael House, Anthony Stevens, Dr Kathryn Watson, Layla Khoo, Pauline Devlin, Danny Crossley, Eva Kean, Jane Louise Graham, Tracey Hopper, Gobscure, Rachael House, Tugba Tirpan, Tasmin Armel Duggan, Samantha Sproates, Rosie Stronach, Michael Duckett, Bel Pye, Deborah Buchan, Sandra Totterdell, Louise Mortimer, Sandra Totterdell, Pete Mitchell, Clare Matthews, John Bailey, Jonah Flint, Anthony Barstow, Marion, Tony, clare Armstrong, Deanna Smith, Camille Ormston, Lynne Penman, Jed Choudhury and more….
Possible Triggering Content Warning: Exhibition explores multiple aspects of Mental Health including trauma, clinical, personal and political aspects. It is advised for children to be accompanied by an adult.
About the wider project: HEADS & TALES is a 2 year project to create a new heritage archive for the North East exploring, rebalancing and celebrating the voice of adults experiencing mental health conditions. This project is shaped and led by participants, volunteers and staff who are directly or indirectly affected by mental health issues. Led by Chilli Studios, a Mental Health Focused Art Studio, and Funded by Heritage Lottery Fund.
Creatively improving mental health
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