Touched with Fire: A Family Tale Opening Reception & Gallery Talk
7200 Sollers Point Rd, Dundalk MD, 21222 October 23, 2015, 6:00 - 8:00pm
Opening reception for Touched with Fire: A Family Tale, an exhibition featuring eerily related art by three generations of the same family (Mogens Christiansen, Peter Bruun, and Elisif Bruun), two members of which were significantly affected in their lives by mental illness and addiction. The event includes an invitation from acupuncturist and body worker Rebecca Donnelly to sample, through needles and touch, an introductory healing experience. Gallery talk with Peter Bruun begins at 6:30pm.
This event took place in conjunction with the exhibition Touched with Fire: A Family Tale
The theme draws its name from the groundbreaking 1996 book Touched with Fire: Manic-Depressive Illness and the Artistic Temperament, by renowned psychologist Kay Redfield Jamison. The same driving discomfort leading to substance misuse and desperate…