In Our Minds Exhibition – Artists Talk

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In Our MInds Exhibition Artists Talk will take place in the Elaine Thomas Library, UCA Farnham Campus on Monday 21st November 12.30 to 1.30pm. Please come along and hear students and staff talk about the creative work they produced in response to records related to mental health held at The National Archives and UCA Archives and Special Collections.

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IN OUR MINDS EXHIBITION OPENS AT UCA FARNHAM CAMPUS

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The second part of the In Our Minds exhibition has opened in the Elaine Thomas Library, UCA Farnham campus and will run until 10th December so please pop along and take a look. This touring exhibition in partnership with The National Archives shows creative work produced by UCA students and staff in response to records related to mental health held at The National Archives and UCA Archives and Special Collections. Full details about the project can be found on The National Archives blog.

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BUILDING A BETTER WORLD FINISHING EVENTS

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Last week marked the end of the Building a Better World Exhibition in the Elaine Thomas Library at UCA Farnham campus. An event was held on Thursday 3rd November bringing together students who took part in Stefan Szczelkun’s creative residency with bookRoom around the Working Press Archive, books by and about working class artists 1986-1996 which is housed in the UCA Archive. Stefan hosted Agit Disco in which he played records which have inspired and influenced him politically. Students were invited to bring records to the event which had inspired them politically and to explain the reasons for their choice of track.

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In addition bookRoom took part in London’s annual Small Publishers Fair on Friday 4th and Saturday 5th November to launch the bookRoom publication RISE WITH YOUR CLASS NOT FROM IT. Details about the publication can be found here.