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Antonia Attwood

Profession
Associate Lecturer, Communications and Media Programme
College
London College of Communication
Person Type
Staff
Antonia  Attwood

Biography

Antonia Attwood is an Associate Lecturer teaching on BA (Hons) Media and Communications at London College of Communication.

Antonia is an UK and international artist, working with moving image and photography. Antonia's body of work has developed a focus on illustrating and visually interpreting how mental illness ‘feels’. Using still and moving imagery and sound, it depicts the effects of chemical changes in the brain, and the phenomenology of mental illness. Her work explores how it feels for particular individuals to be vulnerable and overwhelmed in the world living with a medical condition.

Antonia graduated from London College of Communication with a BA Hons in Photography in 2014 and graduated from her MA in Photography at the Royal College of Art in 2019. Her work has been shown in exhibitions including at Format Photography Festival Derby, Bethlem Gallery London, Jarvis Dooney Gallery Berlin and Ort gallery Birmingham. She has also taken part in a number of conferences/talks at Maudsley Hospital, UCLH, Kings College London and Attenborough Arts Centre.

Antonia is the Artistic Director at Free Space Project, a charity supporting arts and community initiatives within Kentish Town Health Centre in Camden. Their aim is to relieve mental and physical suffering through the use of the arts and holistic care. Working in partnership with the James Wigg and Queens Crescent GP practices as part of a social prescribing model, taking in-house referrals for registered patients. With an award winning exhibition space on the first floor displaying work on themes surrounding health and well-being from various perspectives.

Related area

View the BA (Hons) Media Communications course page

Links

Instagram: @antonia_attwood

Twitter: @antonia_atwood

Website: antoniaattwood.com