Straitjackets, a box for transporting brains and a device for electroshock. Much has changed in the past 50 years, but the most important questions are still discussed: What is the psyche? When is social deviation pathological? How does life history, chemistry, genetics and environment intersect?
The psychiatry room is an experiment. We have established a hybrid between an exhibition, an open magazine and an academic room for inspiration. It is a manifold room, that has been build to be used.
The century-long history of psychiatry is present in the form of, among others, a box for brains, a restraint chair, manuals, straitjackets, a convulsion bed, psychosurgery, a device for electroshock, chlorpromazin and other medicaments and art brut, made by patients.