Roundtable: OCD, Intrusive Thoughts and Representation | 3 September 2012

 hoto by Ludovic Des Cognets. © Elastic Theatre, 2012

hoto by Ludovic Des Cognets. © Elastic Theatre, 2012

Roundtable: OCD, Intrusive Thoughts and Representation

3 September 2012

‘OCD, Intrusive Thoughts and Representation’ is a roundtable event discussing the nature of obsessions, compulsions and intrusive thoughts and how these can be represented through artistic mediums. The panel will be composed of Dr. Simon Darnley and Dr. Erin Sullivan who will elaborate upon the nature and perception of OCD within both contemporary society and throughout the history of mental health. The founder and artistic director of Elastic Theatre, Jacek Ludwig Scarso will additionally discuss how these subjects deeply personal and often invisible thoughts can be visualised through the arts, in relation to the company’s latest production, JULIUS.

After the discussion there will be a chance for the audience to put their own questions forward to the panel to further elaborate upon this topic. This event is open to all, although booking is recommended.

Martin Beney