Presentation

Group Therapy: Mental Distress in a Digital Age

VC Bartlett

Published : 2015

Abstract

Vanessa’s curatorial research examines the meeting point between art, digital innovation and public perceptions about mental health. Most recently she collaborated with FACT (Foundation for Art and Creative Technology) on Group Therapy: Mental Distress in a Digital Age, which explores the complex relationship between technology, society, and personal wellbeing. The exhibition tracks contradictory narratives about digital devices, their impact on our sense of self and social relationships and their role as an innovative tool for improving the lives of those who experience social isolation, illness and emotional distress. The presentation will use audience data generated during the exhibition ..

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University of Melbourne Researchers