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Breaking Through To Freedom is Talia Sena’s individual creative journey through her own experience of domestic abuse to discover survival, freedom, healing and thriving. This moving exhibition places very personal poems alongside evocative oil paintings that reflect the artist’s individual experiences and open up the conversation about the devastating realities of domestic abuse for many women.

The exhibition, which runs from Saturday 3rdWednesday 14th December, is deliberately taking place during the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence, an annual international campaign which also reflects on International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and Human Rights Day.

Shieldfield Art Works, the arts organisation based in Shieldfield, Newcastle that is hosting the exhibition, is holding an evening dedicated to Breaking Through To Freedom on Wednesday 7th December, where attendees will have the opportunity to reflect on the work and its themes over food and discussion, going deeper into the thought and theology behind the exhibition. The venue is where contemporary art, theological reflection and community activism intersect to promote socially engaged art that is often used to discuss, question and give voice to local and global issues.

If Talia Sena’s work speaks to you, Breaking Through To Freedom has also been published as a small book which will be available to buy at the exhibition.

Breaking Through To Freedom runs from Saturday 3rd-Wednesday 14th December at Shieldfield Art Works, Newcastle.

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