Nick Moss: Insider Art

In this post, writer Nick Moss responds to Cornelia Parker's current installation at Frith Street Gallery and reflects on how, in opposition to Parker's 'insider art' - which feeds us messages of unquestioned assumption - outsider art has the power to contain the multitude of voices that go unheard in the art world. The first reaction … Continue reading Nick Moss: Insider Art

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The ‘S’ Word: can the arts reduce mental health stigma?

In the UK – despite much progress since the abolition of large psychiatric hospitals and a significant increase in care in the community – stigma surrounding mental health issues is still an incredibly prominent issue. The Mental Health Foundation notes that “people with mental health problems say that the social stigma attached to mental ill … Continue reading The ‘S’ Word: can the arts reduce mental health stigma?