In the spring of 1993 a young a German philosopher named Haddaway asked the world a question : "What is Love?" At this year's Normal? Festival of the Brain, we'll finally be giving you an answer - of sorts. Two crack teams of word warriors will pit their similes against each other to find out whether love is a beautiful bond that gloriously unites our disparate souls or just a biological imperative conning us into spewing rug-rats and buying overpriced greetings cards.
What are the patterns of trauma at play in our lives? How do we deal with inherited trauma that wasn’t even ours to begin with? And what is trauma anyway? Three artists, Nwando Ebizie, Byron Vincent and Arike, who have made work about trauma will be in discussion with clinical psychiatrist and meditation teacher Gemma Beckley to uncover the patterns and how can we break them.
Very early work in progress scratch.