Artspace Brighton is an arts and mental health charity, which provides a community-based studio for people with experience of mental health issues. They offer studio-based activities, run ‘Walk and Draw’ outings in the countryside and exhibit members artwork. They combat isolation for people with mental health issues by providing a place in the community where people can also develop a sense of belonging and build social and peer networks.
Sarah Lightman is a London-based artist, curator and writer. She completed an Art Foundation course at Central St Martins, attended The Slade School of Art for her BA and MFA, where she won The Slade Prize and The Slade Life Drawing Prize, and has a PhD from University of Glasgow in women’s autobiographical comics. She is the author of The Book of Sarah, a graphic memoir which traces her journey from modern Jewish orthodoxy to a feminist Judaism, as she searches between the complex layers of family and family history that she inherited and inhabited.
This session is for Artspace Brighton members. If you would like to become a member of the Artspace Brighton studio you can either contact them yourself, or ask a member of your support team to contact us on your behalf. You can find more information on their website.