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Men's Voices

Men's Voices: Stepping Out of the Box Exhibition. An original artistic exploration of masculinity, asking how gender stereotypes have shaped men and boys in the North East. 

 

Dates: Fri 8 February - Sat 23 February 2019
Time: 10am to 4pm
Price: FREE ADMISSION

An original artistic exhibition exploring traditional masculinity; featuring textiles, poetry and sound recordings that consider how destructive social norms and stereotypes shape us and our mental health. 

Discover how local artists broke down barriers with men and boys across the North East to explore aspects of masculinity that have been entrenched in this part of the world - with its history of industrial jobs that reinforced gender norms and shaped traditional roles of men and women. 

How do gender norms impact mental health? 

Panel Talk. Sat 16 Feb  - 1.30-2.30pm. £5. £4 Concessions.

Join us for this thought-provoking discussion on how mental health is affected by gender norms. A range of speakers including Professor Brendan Gough promise to bring different angles to the debate.

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Creative Writing Workshop. Saturday 16 Feb  - 2.30-3.30pm. £5. £4 Concession.

Following the Panel Talk, Durham based Gong-Fu Poets founder, Tony Gadd hosts this creative writing workshop allowing you to explore your thoughts on gender norms in the North East.

 

   
 
 

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