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MAP: A Cancer Landscape 2016

7 July 2016
6:00 pm
8:00 pm

MAP Exhibition

What is the role of art in holistic support for people affected by, and living with, cancer?

Thursday 7th July, 6-8pm: Anarchy in the Organism – artist talk and discussion. 

MAP Exhibition

As the new Macmillan Horizon Centre is about to open in Brighton, ONCA invites you to an evening of art and conversation about the role of creativity in holistic support for people affected by, and living with, cancer. Internationally acclaimed artist Simeon Nelson will open the evening with a discussion of his recent work Anarchy in the Organism. Simeon questions contemporary attitudes to cancer and mortality: is cancer an aberration, or is it an embedded aspect of being a complex organism?

There will also be an exhibition of selected works from The Emotional Cancer Journey by the late Michele Angelo Petrone, whose paintings were gifted to ONCA in 2016 by the MAP Foundation.

Please join us from 6pm for drinks and delicious food from the Macmillan Horizon Centre kitchen. Talk begins at 6.30pm, followed by discussion with the ONCA and Macmillan Horizon Centre teams.

Simeon Nelson is a sculptor, new media and interdisciplinary artist interested in convergences between science, religion and art, complexity theory and relationships between art, architecture urban sites and the natural world.

Simeon Nelson Anarchy in the Organism

Image: Simeon Nelson, Anarchy in the Organism


7 July 2016
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
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ONCA Gallery
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