Short Film ~ Art in the Asylum: an introduction with Dr Victoria Tischler and Dr Esra Plumer

The following short film outlines the themes of the exhibition and images from the opening on 6th September 2013 at Djanogly gallery, Nottingham. Featuring curators Victoria Tischler and Esra Plumer.  Throughout the video, Victoria and Esra discuss not only the therapeutic and diagnostic use of art as represented in British asylums, but also how expressions of mental distress have influenced artists and continue to engage us all.

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