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Calling neuroscientists to work with a local Charity on a public engagement activity in partnership with the Festival of Ideas
Calling Cambridge Neuroscientists to submit their research images, videos and any 3D model to be used in a large scale arts installation of 'Inside an Unquiet Mind' for the University of Cambridge Festival of Ideas.
Inside an Unquiet Mind is a show by Squeaky Gate - a creative production and education charity, empowering people through the arts. Squeaky Gate deliver a wide programme of live performance, creative training and accredited learning, focusing on producing and performing strong and original work.
Inside an Unquiet Mind offers a unique opportunity for individuals with mental health problems to show the wider world an insider glimpse of their experiences. The public are invited to enter and interact with a series of pods that depict a range of mental health problems including psychosis, bipolar affective disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder , personality disorder, depression/anxiety. There will be performances throughout the evenings of ‘The Drug Suite’, a modern opera that explores perceptions and experiences of psychiatric medication from a patient’s point of view.
Squeaky Gate creates an open and collaborative environment where people are encouraged to grow creatively, build confidence and skills through working together to produce a new piece of music or art and, if they choose, receive a recognised qualification for doing so.
The Charity promotes the transfer of these long term skills into employment, and provide a platform for work experience and professional training, encouraging people to use their experience to help others make their own path.
Posted on 13/08/2010
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