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Photo Oxford Festival and Dementia Oxfordshire Exhibition Collaboration

Photo Oxford Festival and Dementia Oxfordshire Exhibition Collaboration

MIRJA MARIA THIEL: PORTRAIT OF AN ARTIST AS AN OLD MAN

Thiel’s exhibition tells the story of photographer Fritz Dressler (1937-2020),  a professional photographer and university professor who lived with Alzheimer’s in the final years of his life. The exhibition features photographs taken over more than two years by Mirja Maria Thiel and some by Fritz Dressler.

The exhibition will take place at Oxfordshire County Library, Westgate, Queen’s Street, OX1 1DJ from 4 April – to 6 May 2023 (excluding 1 May). It will then be available for viewing at the JR Hospital exhibition space from 13 May 2023 onwards.

The Oxfordshire County Library exhibition will be open from 9:00 – 20:00 on Monday to Thursday, and 9:00 – 17:30 on Friday & Saturday.

There will be events to compliment the exhibition also being held at Oxfordshire County Library.

15 April 14.00: artist’s tour (drop-in); 

13.00 – 15.45: Dementia Oxfordshire advisers available with information and advice.

15.00 – 15.45: Bitesize Dementia Education Session delivered by one of our experienced Dementia Advisers

26 April, 10.30 – 12.00 Dementia Cafe with Dementia Oxfordshire (drop-in)

You can find out more about the Photo Oxford Festival on their website here

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