PREVIEW: Art & Protest: What’s there to be mad about?

August 17, 2019

Bethlem Gallery presents a group exhibition of artworks and protest ephemera curated by artist and activist Dolly Sen.

THE artwork is produced by people who rise up against what has hurt them, whether it be psychiatric coercion, benefit cut deaths, austerity, or any other form of oppression.

Art & Protest: What’s there to be mad about? is a celebration and acknowledgement of the role of art in political activism by those who take a stand.

Featuring works by: Bobby Baker, Chas de Swiet, Colin Hambrook, Dolly Sen, Nat F (F.E.E.L. – Friends of East End Loonies), gobscure, Hamja Ahsan, John Hoggett, Mad Chicks, Mad Pride, Nick Lloyd, Paul McMichael, Rachel Rowan Olive, Recovery in the Bin, Speak Out Against Psychiatry (SOAP), Thompson Hall, the vacuum cleaner and Hana Madness, BA Curating students from Goldsmiths College and four DWP Shrouds by Vince Laws.

Event: Art & Protest: What’s there to be mad about?

Where: Bethlem Gallery, Bethlem Royal Hospital, Monks Orchard Road, Beckenham, Kent, BR3 3BX – Nearest British Rail: Eden Park/East Croydon

When: September 7 – November 8

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