Friday, 13 May 2011

Art and Eating Disorders

Sarah Coggrave, Bronwyn Platten and others...: Mouths and Meaning
Tuesday, 24 May 2011, 6.00pm
Friday, 24 June 2011, 5.00pm

Where: Chapman Gallery, Chapman Building, University of Salford, M5 4NT

click to enlargeHow much: Free
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Mouths and Meaning is a research project and exhibition developed by Bronwyn Platten, towards her PhD based in the School of the Built Environment, the University of Salford. The focus of Mouths and Meaning is to explore and creatively represent experiences of embodiment, food and eating by those who have been affected by an eating disorder.
Using a multisensory, holistic and interdisciplinary approach the exhibition will showcase a range of new works including photography, film and sculpture developed by Sarah Coggrave in collaboration with Bronwyn Platten; a selection of individual works by both artists as well as a series of drawings by workshop participants from England, Scotland and Australia.
Bronwyn's studentship has been funded by EPSRC as part of the collaborative, multi-institutional Health and Care Infrastructure Research and Innovation (HaCIRIC), IMRC Centre, the School of the Built Environment, the University of Salford.
Opening hours: 12 - 5pm, Wed to Sat
Preview/launch event: Tuesday 24 May, 6-8pm (free admission, everyone welcome!)

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