Selected Works From The Cunningham Dax Collection
Revealing aspects of highly personal inner spaces, these art works have been produced in many different contexts from institutional settings to the private homes of artists, reveal aspects of highly personal inner spaces. The Cunningham Dax Collection, housed at The Dax Centre, comprises over 15,000 artworks made by people who have an experience of mental illness and psychological trauma. Public Programs at RMIT Gallery Free Bookings essential 9925 1717 Tues 8 Oct 12.30-1.30pm: Mental Health Week Curator talk: Suzanne Davies RMIT Gallery Director and Juliette Hanson, Exhibition Manager at The Dax Centre Wed 9 October 10-11 am: “Drawing an Inner Life” Seniors Festival Morning Tea and Guided Tour Thurs 17 October 5.30-7 pm: Film Screening: With an Introduction by Dr Eugen Koh Director, Dax Centre: Walk Away Renée (Unclassified 18+) Dir. Jonathan Caouette’s compelling movie about his road trip with his schizophrenic mother.