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Mental

20 Jan 2022 - 18 Jun 2022

Head inside a welcoming place to confront societal bias and stereotypes around mental health. 

MENTAL features over 20 experimental projects from local and international artists and research collaborators that reflect a range of different perspectives on mental health and ways of being. Part exhibition, part experiment, this is a place to explore, empathise and question what it means to be human using science, technology and creativity. 

Lived experience has been platformed, acknowledged and centred as expertise in navigating a theme that matters more than ever. MENTAL was curated in collaboration with a team of young people with input from experts and academics across the sciences and creative arts.

Visit us, and reflect on the many different ways of being, surviving and connecting in the world. No bookings required and it’s free to see the exhibition! 

Images: 
Mirror Ritual by Nina Rajcic and SensiLab (AU)
Wheel by Hiromi Tango and Dr Emma Burrows
Photos by Alan Weedon

Gallery Details

Science Gallery Melbourne
700 Swanston Street
Enter via Grattan street
Parkville Melbourne VIC 3053
E: mc-visitorservices@unimelb.edu.au
W: melbourne.sciencegallery.com

Opening Hours
Tuesday - Saturday, 11am - 5pm
Entry is Free

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Gallery Info

The Public Galleries Association of Victoria (PGAV) acknowledges the Wurundjeri Woi-Wurrung people of the Kulin Nation as the Traditional Owners of the lands where our office is located, and all Traditional Owners of country throughout Victoria and Australia. We recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples enduring traditions and continuing creative cultures. We pay our respect to Elders past, present and emerging.