On Edge: at the Science Gallery, Art’s Creative Answers in a Time of Anxiety

On Edge: at the Science Gallery, Art’s Creative Answers in a Time of Anxiety
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Did ever imagine that you could take on your anxiety with art and design, along with some support from psychology and neuro-science? Through this free program of exhibitions and events, the Science Gallery explores the connections between anxiety and the way in which society looks at this phenomenon which, for many, can be a motivating force, while for others, it is completely disabling, undermining a great numbers of aspects of a person’s life. Borrowing from the latest research on mental health at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuro-Science at King’s College in London, On Edge examines anxiety from a number of perspectives and experiences. While Leah Clements explores the relationship between sleep and anxiety, Alice May Williams creates audacious paintings inspired by the colours and language of football and Benedict Drew expresses the subjective experience of anxiety with sound and light. The itinerary presents a series of works of art, but also scientific research and collaborative projects, exploring instruments for taking on anxiety, even offering visitors a quiet space dedicated to reflection and confrontation. The exhibition is accompanied by free performances and seminars as well.
Samantha De Martin - © 2019 ARTE.it for Bulgari Hotel London