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MAD Studies, Taster Session

13 April 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

A taster session on Mental Health Research with Northumbria University MAD Studies.
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A cutting edge critical appreciation of the meaning of madness within contemporary society and how it is constructed from different perspectives, and in doing so both power and stigma are created and exercised.

For further information Please contact: jo@chillistudios.co.uk 0191 209 4058

Funded by The Heritage Lottery Fund


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 will be shaped and led by participants, volunteers and staff who are directly and indirectly effected by mental health issues. The project will expand to reach a wider population through public engagement, audience and participation strands across the North East.

Looking back through time from the late 1800s on, we will gather together and respond to current Archives in Museums, Health & Arts sectors. As well as this reflective work, we aim to also create substantial new archives with the starting point of the Declaration of Human rights in 1948 up to the present day.

Through Artistic means we aim to capture and create new material for the archives that show a more diverse perspective and understanding of the contemporary Mental Health Sphere. We hope to raise equality in archival material of an underrepresented group by creating new narratives on people’s memories and experiences for future archives and generations.

The image used for this event is connected to Mad Studies North East. We encourage you to find out more! http://madstudiesne.weebly.com




13 April 2018
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Northumbria University
Room B214, second floor, B Block, Coach Lane Campus
Newcastle upon Tyne, NE7 7XA United Kingdom
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