whatsthebigmistry will be exploring The MENTAL Label, the discrediting shakable line between psycho behaviour and acceptable behaviour and the contrary exceptions and distinctions? Together with performance-movement artists Danni Spooner, Scarlett Turner & Nadine Knew, Mistry considers grief, lament, love, tribe, gender, validity, power, animals and more.
This event was part of whatsthebigmistry’s Gallery TAKEOVER #Destressfess. For 2 weeks artist whatsthebigmistry (aka Priya Mistry) occupied the very new and large main Gallery 1 at the Attenborough Arts Centre. During the TAKEOVER Mistry invited a variety of artist collaborators from visual, dance, socially engaged and performance arts practices to work in a live, experimentally and immediate fashion. All collaborations formed ‘Working In Process’’ which are then shared over social media and presented live and installed as ideas in their first ever iterations. Forming 2 weeks of firsts.
whatsthebigmistry is artist Priya Mistry, who works across disciplines straddling performance, live art, visual arts and dance. Mistry’s practice adds to discourse around topics explored in the work, particularly mental health, equality and feminine politics, identity, race, sex, gender and queerness, whilst making experimental, playful explorations around the all the possible choreographies and relationships between bodies, objects and spaces.