A smiling woman drawing on an easel

Facing Out: Part Two

This is a past event from Manchester Science Festival 2017. 

Portrait painter Lucy Burscough continues her exploration of what it means to live with an altered or disfigured appearance. Hear discussions between doctors, specialists and former patients who will ask whether engaging with artworks and art practice can improve resilience and well-being in people whose faces have been affected by facial cancers and surgical reconstruction. Find out the role that art can play in raising awareness of the discrimination encountered by people living with disfigurement and have the chance to ask your own questions and engage in conversations that will take your understanding to a deeper level.

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The Whitworth, Oxford Road, Manchester, M15 6ER

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