Survey Monkey

Knitting Time is an ongoing visual arts and poetry project, which aims to address personal experience of the links between suppressed grief, loss and psychosis through the medium of art and poetry.

Through this survey I hope to get critical evaluation of how the work has been received. Your feedback is vital in helping me consider how it might progress in the future.

It seems to me that the taboos on talking about grief and psychosis lead to further entrenched mental health problems. Interventions by church and medical practices are as likely to make matters worse, as they are to help alleviate suffering.

My intention in creating this work has been to try to break down some of the barriers and to start a conversation about the impact on our appreciation of the importance of emotional factors beyond the clinical representation offered by psychiatry.

I welcome your constructive feedback.

If you fill in the survey before 1 November your email address will go into a prize draw for a free copy of the Illustrated collection published by Waterloo Press. http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/F2MN2MT

About Knitting Time: art and poetry on the theme of psychosis

'Knitting Time: a journey through loss' is a poetry and visual arts project reflecting on the theme of art and psychosis. A book and exhibition of the work is due to be launched at Pallant House Gallery in Chichester, West Sussex on 10 October 2013 to celebrate World Mental Health Day. During this research and development phase I want to gather responses, thoughts, recollections and comments, so please fill in my surveymonkey at http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/F2MN2MT and add your let me know what you think? Or feel free to email me via knitting-time [at] btinternet.com
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