Ex Voto
Apr 07

Ex Voto

Ex Voto Violence and Healing SLWArtists explore the Mexican Folk Art tradition

 

Ex Voto Violence and Healing SLWArtists explore the Mexican Folk Art tradition

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  • Ex VotoViolence and Healing  SLWArtists explore the Mexican Folk Art tradition depicting individual misfortunes and expressions of gratitude for divine healingAn Exhibition at Upstairs at The Ritzy 3rd-14th of April 2019, 12-6 pmBrixton Oval, Coldharbour Lane, Brixton SW2 1JGPrivate View Sunday 7th April 12.30-4.30 pmAll are welcomeCurated by Claire Dorey, Selena Steele, Maria Beddoes and Jackie CrawfordIn collaboration with Consultant Psychotherapist John Adlam and Professor Wayne Martin, with reference to the book Violent States and Creative States (2018) and in support of the important role that Ex Voto can play in Existential Therapeutic Work, via the themes of trauma, spirituality and gratitude, as explored in Chapter 16 of Volume 2 of the book. John and Wayne will both say a few words at the Private ViewArtists: Alice Irwin, Chrissy Thirlaway, Claire Dorey, Claudia Rutherford, Edori Fertig, Helen Adie, Henrietta Mac Phee, Ilinca Cantacuzino, Jackie Crawford, Jennie Merrell, Karen J Smith, Kate Redfern, Kim Thornton, Maria Beddoes, Selena Steele, Sheila Fratini  Although Ex Voto is traditionally a Catholic art form, involving a personal narrative, we invited artists to explore any spiritual practice important to them and to represent any trauma that impacts well being, from personal to wider topics such as climate change or political injustices South London Women Artists (SLWArtists) is a critically acclaimed group of visual artists living and working in South London and exhibiting both internationally and in the UK. Violent States and Creative States is a provocative collection exploring the different types of violence and how they relate to one another, examined through the integration of several disciplines, including forensic psychotherapy, psychiatry, sociology, psychosocial studies and political science.southlondonwomenartists.co.uk FB instagram twitter @SLWArtists
  • Category
    Group Exhibitions
  • Date & Time
    Apr 07 2019 at 12:30 PM - Apr 07 2019 at 04:30 PM
  • Location & full address
    Upstairs at The Ritzy, Brixton Oval, Coldharbour Lane, Brixton SW2 1JG
  • Event Admins
    Claire Dorey