The physical exhibit took place on November 22, 2016.
On November 22nd, 2016, Barnard V-Day Access|Ability and the PENDULUM collective presented this exhibit at Barnard College, Columbia University.
P E N D U L U M is a multimedia sensory exhibit that immerses you in the artists’ experiences of mental illness. The exhibit brought in a crowd of about 50 people, who reportedly experienced many feelings such as understanding, discomfort, awe, confusion, sadness... Their reactions were documented and can be found here.
The exhibit included photography, a short film, a dance and performance art piece, a painting, information about bipolar disorder, as well as other materials.
All the materials presented at the November exhibit are available on this website.
a multimedia sensory exhibit that immerses you in the artists’ experiences of mental illness.”
The V-Day Art Collective
DaMonique Ballou; Producer
Ornella Friggit; Artistic Director
Nadia Naomi Mbonde; Artist, Curator
Natalie Ruguru Karira; Artist
Thando Mlambo; Photographer and Musician
The V-Day Access|Ability Production Team
Nadia Naomi Mbonde; Director
Kate Oldshue; Co-Producer
Sarah Robison; Co-Producer
Sarah Kim; Treasurer
Ataa Amponsah; Outreach Chair
Ariana Wallace; Social Media Chair
Special thanks to:
Tina Campt, Kathryn McLean and the Africana Studies Department
Dr. Gillian Scott-Ward, Norinda Del Fierro and the Furman Counseling Center.
The audience, Barnard College and everyone who made PENDULUM possible.