On Saturday June 21st 2014, 11.45pm to 5am, Sunday June 22nd 2014 Matthew Mckenzie joined CoolTan Arts on a fun, guided midnight walk through South London.
This is his great video blog of the event talking about the walk, the talks along the way, games on ‘mad’ buildings, nightworking, surrealism and the anxious city.
Matthew also took lots of great pictures – you can see them on our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.747738728602229.1073741892.476820022360769&type=3
Thank you Matthew!
Matthew Mckenzie visited the Friends of Cathja Community Boat talk from their experts about mental health, creativity and unique community of makes.
There was a also a premiere of an ethnographic film ‘The Potential Space’ about the Cathja community by artist Albert Potrony as well as the inaugural performance of Dave Auld’s Shanty written especially for Cathja.
Matthew has done a great video blog of this event – complete with snippits of shanties!
You can watch Matthew’s video here:
He has also posted some photos on our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.745854572123978.1073741891.476820022360769&type=3
All well worth a look – Thank you Matthew.
Matthew Mckenzie attended the HearUs Open Forum meeting on Tuesday 6th May 2014.
This month’s guest presenters were Peter from Mind in Croydon, Sarah Mines from the Untapped Theatre Company, Dr Constantina Papoulias from the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology, and Neuroscience, KCL , Georgina Boon, Dr Joseph Rodrigues and Dietitian specialist Deborah Thompson.
Matthew has done a great video blog about this event. It includes a lot of information about medication and diet – and much more….
You can also view photos of the event here: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.722541431121959.1073741888.476820022360769&type=3
Matthew Mckenzie was at the Karibu educational centre in the London borough of Lambeth Brixton on 3rd May 2014 to attend the “Health and Well-being Event” run by the Africa Advocacy Foundation & the Community Therapies and Training Services. With help from the Rafiki Project and Safer.
The event featured discussions, presentations and art exhibitions plus poetry. The event was educational and informative on a range of health topics being mental health, HIV and Female Genital Mutilation. Plus there was a ground breaking theatre in Education performance by a group of young actors titled “Are you positive?”
Matthew has done great audio and video blogs of the event. They are very informative and the plays and poetry are so very moving. Well worth watching and listening to!
You can watch Matthew’s video blog here:
Listen to his audio blog here:
Look at his photos of the event here: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.721065661269536.1073741887.476820022360769&type=3
Thank you Matthew for doing such a great job!
Matthew Mckenzie has done a video to raise awareness about depression for this important week.
It is very informative and well worth a watch.
Thank you for doing this Matthew.