It Seems Like Yesterday

Past is Now!

Tanya Raabe-Webber Visual Artist

I often wonder what happens to a project after you’ve gone. Well I need not wonder any more. In the late 1990’s I had a two week residency in a Women’s Mental Health Crisis House and Resource Centre in Drayton Park, North London.

I was contacted this week by them as they are having an 18th Anniversary celebration and they wanted to use images of the artwork I did with then way back when.

To my amazement they still had the artwork on exhibition there and it has certainly stood the test of time.

I worked directly with the women who were there at the time to come up with a concept of an illustrated story told from their perspective of an aspirational, spiritual and physical journey that they might go on starting with entering the Women’s Crisis Centre.

The women would drift in and out of the dining room where we were constructing the…

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About Tanya Raabe

Tanya Raabe Visual Artist: an established Artist has recently toured Who’S WhO – portraits of established disabled artists nationally, including screening at National Portrait Gallery; exhibition tour, Light House, Wolverhampton; The Place, Telford; Oriel Wrexham, Shape, London. Recently as Artist Advisor to ACE and Cultural Olympiad on Artist taking the Lead commissioning panel. I'm Presently creating a new commision for Meadow Arts / National Trust Croft Castle, 'The Custodians'.
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