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Mary Barnes: Rebirth

The Chapel Royal, Falkland
FREE

This special event reflects upon Mary Barnes’s life in Scotland, her deep connection to nature and her spiritual beliefs. Join us at Falkland in a celebration of her life and legacy, a place she lived and her final place of rest.

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Rebirth & Revolution: the Life and Legacy of Mary Barnes 

Falkland Estate, Falkland
FREE

Visit Rebirth & Revolution: the Life and Legacy of Mary Barnes at Falkland Estate in Fife. Barnes’s artwork demonstrates the radical potential of creativity to support recovery from mental illness.

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Mad People’s Strike

I’m not the first person to consider – rather than consumers in the mental health system, what if patients are also workers? How might that inform the shape of our resistance.

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Mad People’s Union

When I was discharged from hospital I was told I couldn’t come back to the ward as a visitor for 6 months. What of the friends and comrades who remained?

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The Mad Wolves

In thinking about some Mad future I thought about the ways groups form and acquire names and identities.

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No No No No

We don’t want a seat at your table. We have our own tables. We gather around kitchen tables, supermarket cafe tables, ward dining room tables. Give us the money.

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It Will Take All of Us

This is a quote from Diane Di Prima’s Revolutionary Letters. It has been important to me to think about the things we do to resist, to ‘shove at the thing’.

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No

No, and Not, thread through this archive of posters, an inadvertent rhetoric. There’s something about refusal and rejection, about negativity.