Tactile Minds

18 Sep 2018 – 23 Sep 2018

Event times

Private View Tuesday 18th -18:00-21:00
Wed 19th & Sat 22rd 11:00-16:00
Thurs 20th & Fri 21nd 11:00-20:00
Sun 23rd 11:00-14:00

Cost of entry


The Miller’s House

England, United Kingdom


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Tactile Minds: Ceramics Exhibition in Support of Mind


22 ceramic artists and makers have made pieces in response to their individual mental health journeys, emulating the full and unique spectrum of experience. These works will be on display in the 18th century House Mill in Bromey-by-Bow, the world’s largest surviving tidal mill in support of the mental health charity, Mind.

1 in 4 people each year face mental health problems. It is founders and curators Candy Ward and Catherine Mountford’s passion for working together to build awareness of the mental health challenges and their love for working with such a versatile and expressive material, that has formed Tactile Minds.

This exhibition is to publicly continue the open conversation of mental health challenges and to empower more people to talk about their experiences with others and to have the confidence to seek professional help and therapy.

The House Mill is a remarkable setting for this exhibition to take place in as it steps away from the clean white box that art exhibitions are so often held in. Its historical context within the ever changing cityscape of east London offers a distinctive chance to draw attention to this beautiful building and the heritage of Tower Hamlets and Newham.

Alongside this exhibition will be a pop-up shop with works for sales to accommodate a scope of price ranges.


Catherine Mountford

Candy Ward

Exhibiting artists

Jono Smart

Katie Nelson

Polly Gardiner

Kathryn Hearn

Catherine Mountford

Caro Gates

Sarah Christie

Helen Johannessen

Joe Ludkin

Sarah Rogers

Candy Ward

Joanna Pearl

Janneke de Jong

Zoe Clare

Charlotte Blackburn

Vanessa Hogge

Stephanie Buttle

Ameera Mian

Henrietta MacPhee

Leah Jensen

Claudia Wassiczek

Ruth van Loen


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