The Cochrane Schizophrenia Group

Art in the Asylum: creativity and the evolution of psychiatry

on October 3, 2013

Attachments:  Art in the Asylum Word doc Events

Date:  Wednesday 16 October 2013

Time:  6:30pm-8:30pm

Venue:  Nottingham Contemporary

Admission is free. Book on-line

Looking into art from the asylum

Prof. Roger Cardinal (author of the seminal text Outsider Art 1972); and Richard Dadd and Asylum Art of the 19th century: Dr. Nick Tromans, Curator, Watts Gallery, Surrey.  Artists whose approaches diverge radically from average expectation and from officially sanctioned approaches and styles are discussed alongside Richard Dadd, one of the best- known British asylum artists

Date:  Wednesday 30 October 2013

Time:  6:30pm-7:30pm

Venue:  Djanogly Art Gallery, Lakeside Arts Centre, University Park

Admission is free.    Book by tel: 0115 84 67777.  For more details see

Marat/Sade and the ‘theatre of cruelty’

Dr. Gordon Ramsay and Dr. James Moran (English Dept. University of Nottingham) consider Peter Brook’s 1964 production of Peter Weiss’s play Marat/Sade in the context of Antonin Artaud’s ‘theatre of cruelty’

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