Last Night Art Saved My Life: strategies for surviving

Last Night Art Saved My Life was an informal series of discussions about arts and mental health hosted by Artsadmin at the Live Art Development Agency (LADA) in London, 26 June. Artists Selina Thompson, Lucy Hutson, Bobby Baker, Hana Madness, Daniel Oliver, Ria Hartley and the vacuum cleaner aka James Leadbitter presented short provocations on their strategies for survival.

Read a full review of the event written by James Zatka-Haas for Disability Arts Online.

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Artists Lucy Hutson, Selina Thompson, Hana Madness, Ria Hartley, Daniel Oliver and James Leadbitter

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