INNER ROOMS, INNER MINDS
INSTITUTE OF MENTAL HEALTH, UNIVERSITY OF NOTTINGHAM
13.12.2022 - 31.03.2023
An exhibition of artwork by Edwina Kung.
Created between 2021-2022, the exhibited works explore the connection between body and mind. Our minds are a space for us to explore our experiences, bringing in places, memories and people.
We are often unable to articulate, or make sense of, the many threads of thought whirling around in our heads. Edwina believes her drawings are a safe place to re-frame, reconstruct, and make sense of her experiences.
The exhibition is presented by City Arts, in collaboration with the Institute of Mental Health. Edwina has previously exhibited in ‘Re-Imagine’, one of four online open exhibitions looking at young artist’s mental health.
About the Institute of Mental Health
The Institute of Mental Health is a unique partnership between Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust and the University of Nottingham. Bringing together healthcare staff and academics to lead mental health research designed to improve diagnosis, treatment, and care.The Institute has built a reputation for research excellence. Through its unique partnership, and by involving people directly affected by mental health problems, it produces research that will inspire change and improve the mental health of people locally, nationally, and internationally. The Institute has a public advisory group that oversees how it involves patients and public volunteers in its research projects and they are committed to promoting creative and artistic ideas and practices that support positive mental health. The Institute support wellbeing and dementia choirs, host an annual programme of art exhibitions and events, plus they actively support and get involved with community projects and events.
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