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Jala Wahid:
A Visual Story

Find out what to expect when visiting Jala Wahid: Conflagration with this Visual Story - a guide with words and pictures. It is sometimes called a Social Narrative.

This exhibition is open Wednesday to Sunday, from 10am to 6pm. You can drop-in for free anytime during our opening hours.

If you have any questions or would like to chat about your visit before coming, you can email us on myexperience@balticmill.com or call us on 0191 478 1810.

  • As you approach this exhibition on the Second Floor, you will encounter a large orange wall with the title of this exhibition Jala Wahid: Conflagration.

  • At the bottom of this text is a QR code that you can scan to view detailed information about the exhibition digitally on your device if you would like to.

  • As you enter the gallery, there is text on the wall in front of you that provides more information about the exhibition.

  • The room is dimly lit and has audio. Please speak to a member of Baltic Crew if adjusting this light or audio would assist your visit.

  • There will be a Baltic Crew member standing in the gallery, they are there to help and assist you with any questions.

  • Turning left as you enter the exhibition, there is a large sculpture with a bright pink large circle behind it.

  • You can travel in any direction around the exhibition.

  • There are benches available. Feel free to take a seat.

  • The sculpture is smooth, large and heavily spotlit. The sculpture is of a Salvia spinosa flower.

  • Please be aware of the barrier around the sculpture to keep both you and the artwork safe.

  • Please do not touch the artwork, it is extremely delicate.

  • The large pink circle behind is a light sculpture and reminiscent of the sun.

  • There is an audio piece that accompanies this exhibition. It is a combination of melodic singing, stories and sounds.

  • The audio is 55 minutes long. You can leave at any time.

  • Please speak to a member of Baltic Crew if adjusting the lights or volume would assist your visit.

  • Once you are ready to leave this gallery, head back and exit the same way you entered.

  • Please be aware, due to the open windows, it may be appear bright as you exit the space.