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Right Now, It’s Like This: a talk by Stacey Heale

Hampshire Archives & Local Studies, Hampshire Record Office, Sussex Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8TH

Part of our extraordinary women series - this talk will discuss the use of photography to document the diagnosis & treatment of stage IV cancer within a young family, particularly focusing on the ideas of authenticity, vulnerability & family legacy. PRE-BOOKING HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

Stacey Heale is a fashion academic who became a full time carer when her partner Greg was diagnosed with inoperable stage IV bowel cancer at the age of 39. She created the website Beneath the Weather as a space for herself and others to discuss difficult topics honestly through word and image and writes a weekly column Postcards from the Storm for the Southern Daily Echo about her experiences. Stacey is also a spokesperson for Bowel Cancer UK and part of the F**k Cancer Club, a group of women giving support and a voice to those effected by cancer at a young age. Her talk will discuss using photography to document family legacy.

●  Saturday 15 September: 1030-1130

Booking Details:
Whilst booking is not essential, it is highly recommended. Priority will be given to those who have pre-booked.

Additional Information:
Max 80 people per tour/session. 45 minute talk with opportunity for audience Q&A.