THE ARTIST Joanne McClellan has seen her paintings displayed at the Tate North, and has also played drums at the prestigious St. George’s Hall, in Liverpool. For several years’ now, her artistic expression has been influenced by, and looks to reflect, what she feels was a ‘near-death’ experience.
SUCH EXPERIENCES can elicit emotional responses, when discussed – here, Joanne gently relates how she medically ‘died’ for a number of minutes, in a hospital bed. She describes how she was still aware of what was happening to her, and what she saw, including an encounter with Jesus Christ, she believes.
This is a serious interview about a controversial subject. It’s not for the faint-hearted and you can hear this Chat Room on Monday 13th June from 13:30 and again on Tuesday 14th June at 20:00 and on Friday 17th from 16:00