Join artist Helen Shaddock as she incorporates video, sound, sculpture and performance in her latest exhibition, Themselves Here Together – part of Voices: Within and Without.
Helen uses her personal experience of mental illness to inform her work and seeks to immerse the audience in multi-layered psychological and physical situations.
Themselves Here Together will be on exhibit in StoryWorld from Sunday 13 May to Thursday 21 June.
Please note: the exhibition will be on display at the following times:
- Monday – Thursday: 4–6.30pm
- Sundays: 1–4pm
About Helen Shaddock
Helen Shaddock’s audio visual installation is the culmination of a project funded by the Arts Council England Grants for the Arts in which she is has worked with other voice hearers, artists, researchers, academics and Mental Health organisations to investigate visual and auditory hallucinations.
In April 2017, Helen participated in a Spoken Word residency at the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity in Canada. In July 2017 she hosted a performance event ‘A lot can happen in a day’ at TURF Projects, London. Recent exhibitions include REALITY CHECK, The NewBridge Project:Gateshead, in October 2017 and Bittersweet, Assembly House, Leeds in March 2018. Shaddock is a member of The Drone Ensemble, an experimental sound group that uses handmade acoustic instruments to emit vast, deep, sonorous drones.
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