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FREUD MUSEUM LONDON

20 Maresfield Gardens, NW3 5SX
020 7435 2002

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Click to enlargeFAY BALLARD AND JUDY GOLDHILL: BREATHE
May 16 - Jul 18, 2018 FINAL WEEK
Curated by Caroline Garland, psychoanalyst
 
BREATHE presents two thought-provoking contemporary artists, Fay Ballard and Judy Goldhill, who both explore the central theme of parental loss throughout their practice.
 
Breath, and the act of breathing, permeate the work of both artists, consciously and unconsciously, referencing not only personal loss, but also life as a creative force - Fay through drawing; Judy through photography, film and artist’s books.
 
This exhibition examines the work of these two captivating artists as an excavation into their traumatic losses, and considers the reparative function of personal, and wider, creativity.

INSTALLATION: A MILE IN MY SHOES
Jul 18 - 23, 2018 to 12:00am talk/event
18 July, 12:00 pm - 23 July, 5:00 pm
 
"A Mile in My Shoes" invites visitors to go on a physical and empathetic journey by walking a mile in someone else’s shoes – literally – while listening to their story.
 
The Empathy Museum’s most recent version of "A Mile in My Shoes", brings together a collection of new audio stories shared by refugees and migrants who have made London their home. Come and experience a rich diversity of voices, from a Nigerian barber who arrived 8 years ago, to a Jamaican war veteran and calypso star who came to London in 1933. All the stories have been expertly recorded and produced by a professional audio producer
 
Come and walk a mile in someone else’s shoes – literally – while listening to their story.
 
Part of an exciting series of events which coincide with "Leaving Today: the Freuds in Exile 1938", on display from 18 July – 30 September 2018.
Free with Museum admission ticket - no need to book

LEAVING TODAY: THE FREUDS IN EXILE 1938
Jul 18 - Sep 30, 2018
On Saturday 4 June 1938, Sigmund Freud, his wife, Martha, and their daughter Anna left Vienna forever. On the same day, Freud sent a note to his friend, the writer, Arnold Zweig. In it he wrote, briefly, “Leaving today for 39 Elsworthy Road, London NW3 …”.
 
Freud’s note was simple, but behind it lay a complex and dangerous series of events and an urgent need to escape. Hitler’s annexation of Austria to Germany on 13 March had placed Austrian Jews in immediate danger. Within days, Freud’s apartment and publishing house had been raided. A week later, Anna was arrested and questioned by the Gestapo.
 
Now, after weeks of uncertainty, Freud, Martha and Anna boarded a train to take them across Europe to Paris, and from there to London and a new life. Other family members had escaped just weeks earlier, but many friends and relatives remained behind to uncertain fates.

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