We’ve chosen our charity!

We are delighted to announce that after serious consideration, we have chosen to support the excellent charity My Black Dog for Unhooked 2022! We look forward to working with the organisation throughout the year. Please see the dedicated page in the menu to read more about the organisation and donate!

Unhooked ’21

Unhooked the Exhibition 2021, curated by Dale Tyler-Lodge from Mernpunk Ltd, was an art exhibition which featured the works of fourteen artists, all of whom were inspired by mental health in some way. The event took place from 9th – 17th October 2021 in Gosport, Hampshire. Between the auction and fundraising leading up to the […]


Arts Exhibition “Unhooked” Showcases Artists Raising Awareness for Mental Health Charity Wednesday, 14th July 2021: Artists will unveil works inspired by their own mental health stories at the Yellow Edge Gallery in Gosport later this year. The Unhooked Exhibition, curated and managed by Dale Lodge of Mernpunk Alternative Interiors, provides artists with a platform to […]

Read Curator Dale’s Interview with Britain Uncovered

Ahead of the Unhooked exhibiton taking place later this year, Britain Uncovered is today speaking with curator, Dale Mernpunk, about diet culture, the negative impact of social media, the reasons why BMI calculators are unhelpful, and many other important body image issues. In addition, we also hear more about Dale’s latest work, ‘Famine’, which is […]

Curator Dale Speaks to Solent Mind

Unhooked curator Dale @mernpunk speaks to Solent Mind….[REGRAM] Dale tells us about how creating art has been an important part of her mental health journey and how her new exhibition ‘Unhooked’ (@unhookedtheexhibition) will showcase the work of other artists depicting their own struggles with mental health issues.⠀⠀She says “I didn’t want Unhooked to be a cliché of […]

Why ‘Unhooked?’

You might be wondering why we chose the name Unhooked..Curator Dale explains: “The reason I chose the name Unhooked was because that is a word that has been integral to my own therapeutic journey. There have been times when I’ve been with my counsellor, giving myself a really hard time and expecting everything to change […]