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Brighton Oasis Project’s “Art of Attachment” takes over Jubilee Library for two weeks over Brighton Festival and the May half term! There will be lots to see and do (for FREE) so come along and get involved. Here’s some of what you can expect:
Digital drawing (foyer) … sketch an iPad portrait of your family member and watch as your masterpiece joins our big display in the library window
Life-size cardboard cut outs (window display) … check out some large-scale pieces inspired by those who have taken part in Art of Attachment workshops by Choreographer/Director, Charlotte Vincent and Poet, Lemn Sissay.
Exhibition (foyer) … take a look at some of the artwork that has been created throughout the project so far. Illustrations by Laura Bissonnet, sketches by Oscar Romp and film by Becky Edmunds
Talks (Conference Rooms 1 & 3)… Follow links below to book!
WEDS 23 MAY
Attachment: What it looks like, what it feels like and how we work with it
Jo Parker, Young Oasis lead, Integrative Arts Psychotherapist
Devising Performance for the Art of Attachment: Collaborating with BOP women to stage ideas around attachment
Charlotte Vincent, choreographer/director, lead artist for Art of Attachment
FRIDAY 25 MAY
“No man is an Island”. Attachment: the glue that holds society together?
Neil Aiton, Neonatologist
Neurodramatic play: exploring connections between attachment and storytelling
Toby Chown, Drama Therapist
The Art of Attachment is an arts based project led by local substance misuse charity, Brighton Oasis Project, in partnership with acclaimed artists, Lemn Sissay and Charlotte Vincent. The project involves an exciting programme of research and creative activity funded by Wellcome Trust and Arts Council England and seeks to explore individual experiences of attachment, an area that is of increasing importance in the fields of substance misuse, mental health and children’s services.
Brighton Oasis Project (BOP) brings 20 years experience working with women who have a problem with drugs and/or alcohol misuse, as well as children and young people who have been affected by substance misuse in the family.