Spirit Double

  • Workshop
Photograph of two people in the Misbehaving Bodies Exhibition. They have their backs to the camera looking at a display on the wall.
Misbehaving Bodies Exhibition, Steven Pocock. Source: Wellcome Collection. Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International (CC BY-NC 4.0).

What you’ll do

This creative workshop explores the idea of a spirit double and how it can enable someone to process grief and healing. Artist Josh Bilton will lead you through the discussion and the creation of a collective artwork, including writing, ink-blot printing onto fabric, and plaiting.

About your facilitator

Photograph of Joshua Bilton

Joshua Bilton

Joshua Bilton is a multidisciplinary artist based in London. His work uses constructed personas to explore the relationship between an environment and its histories. The format of the workshop is integral to his process, adopting this as a method of research, participation and collaboration. Recent interventions include Tate Exchange with Kettle’s Yard, London, 2019.