Trinity community come together with ‘mindless’ art exhibition

Art | 13th March 2020

An exhibition of the work of our school community, instigated by our Artist in Residence, Ameera Rani, is currently in our Shaw Gallery.

Earlier this term, staff and students were invited to anonymously answer two questions: What makes you happy? and What makes you scared? by writing their answers on card and putting them in boxes placed around the school.

Ameera explained: “I wanted to do something that would raise the profile of our art department within the School”. 

Students and staff were then invited and encouraged come along to ‘mindless’ painting workshops at lunchtime, hosted by Ameera, the results of which were collated to produce the work currently on show in the gallery.

Ameera added: “The mindless art sessions are something I did when I was undergoing cancer treatment in hospital. It gave patients the opportunity to connect and take our minds off our treatment. I thought this would also work well here at Trinity, allowing staff and students to connect outside the classroom.”

The exhibition will be in place for another week, and may go on to form part of a bigger exhibition Ameera is putting together later in the year.