Exhibitions

Dee late: Rediscovering the lost world of John Dee, London - 10 March

Thursday, 10 March 2016 18:00–22:00

Royal College of Physicians, 11 St Andrew’s Place, Regent’s Park, London, NW1 4LE (nearest tube: Great Portland Street, Regent’s Park)

t: 020 3075 1543
w: https://www.rcplondon.ac.uk/events/dee-late-rediscovering-lost-world-john-dee

Tickets: £12

E.gress: a touring film focused on dementia, Sligo - 3 March–28 April

E.gress explores how individuals diagnosed with dementia find new ways to adjust to a changing world. Produced by artist Marie Brett and musician Kevin O’Shanahan following an intensive collaboration with the Alzheimer's Society of Ireland, the film is currently touring Ireland supported by an Arts Council Touring Award and will be exhibited at The Model, Sligo from 3 March – 28 April 2016.

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Shape Arts 40th Anniversary benefit & auction, London - 24 Feb–16 March

Shape Arts is marking its 40th anniversary with a benefit auction and exhibition at its gallery in Stratford, London featuring 25 works by artists including Bedwyr Williams, Grayson Perry, Jeremy Deller, and Jake and Dinos Chapman.

The benefit auction will run from 2 to 16 March 2016, with an accompanying exhibition at Shape Arts Gallery from 24 February to 16 March.

Proceeds will support Shape Arts’ work in pushing for a more inclusive and accessible arts sector for disabled people.

Radical Craft: Alternative Ways of Making – 12 March - 12 June 2016

Outside In’s fourth triennial open exhibition features work by renowned historical and contemporary artists associated with the field of outsider art alongside work from Outside In artists selected from submissions to an open call.

The New Immortals – 20 February - 20 March 2016

Phoenix Brighton is staging an exhibition exploring ideas about immortality in an age of scientific miracles.

The exhibition aims to explore our ongoing quest for immortality and offers ten artists' responses to this new paradigm. Curator Judith Alder brings together a group of artists who offer their own perspectives on the question of health, death and immortality.

http://www.phoenixbrighton.org/events/the-new-immortals/

Youtopia – 15 February - 25 June 2016

Bethlem Museum of the Mind, Beckenham is hosting an exhibition juxtaposing Thomas More’s vision of Utopia with objects which explore the concept of dystopia. 

States of Mind – ongoing

The Wellcome Collection has unveiled an exhibition bringing together artists, psychologists, philosophers and neuroscientists to investigate the terrain between consciousness and unconsciousness.

Letting in the light – from 25 January 2016

Letting in the Light is a new art exhibition designed to challenge thinking about mental health which will illuminate the streets of Stratford, East London from Monday 25 January to Wednesday 23 March 2016.

Curated by Daily Life Ltd, the exhibition is a series of large light boxes, featuring images of paintings, drawings, digital and mixed media work by artists including Bobby Baker, Dolly Sen, Jan Arden, Phil Baird and George Harding. It will be situated on The Grove, opposite Stratford Library.

http://dailylifeltd.co.uk/

The Art of Bedlam: Richard Dadd – until 6 February 2016

Bethlem Museum of the Mind is exhibiting a major retrospective of Victorian artist Richard Dadd (1817-1886), who created a significant amount of work while detained as a 'criminal lunatic' at Bethlem Royal Hospital.

Developed in partnership with the Watts Gallery, the exhibition brings together works spanning Dadd's life, including rarely-seen paintings from public and private collections. 

Opening times: Wednesday-Friday 10.00 – 17.00 (Monday & Tuesday booked groups only) First & last Saturdays of every month.

Scapegoat – 15 October 2015 - 21 October 2015

An exhibition by Winnicott Wednesdays, a group of artists and art psychotherapists, exploring the concept of scapegoating and the psychotherapy term ‘scapegoat transference'.

Scapegoat transference (Schaverien, 1992) refers to one way an artwork could be utilised by the client. Through repetition and ritual, collecting and containing, memory and language, the exhibition will explore how creative processes can imbue an object with feelings such as envy, greed and shame, with the potential for transformation and creative opportunities.

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