We just came back from the 9th International Arts and Health Conference in Sydney where -yet again- we met the most amazing people, organising extra-ordinary Arts & Health projects.
This was one of those highlights. Emma Lazenby makes the videos that are beautiful and very true. They also touch the soul so please take this into consideration when watching.
To find out more about the International Arts and Health Conference, click here.
To find out more about Emma and see some more of her amazing videos, click here.
We are back from the Arts & Health Conference in Sydney. There were so many inspiring talks and amazing projects, that it is still echoing in my head.
Vic McEwan from the CAD factory talked about one of those amazing projects in Yenda, a community in recovery after unexpected flooding. The art projects set up in this town to help coping and understanding this traumatic experience are just incredible.
Have a look at the website and the video below.
We are delighted to say that we are invited to talk at the Arts & Health Conference in Australia, this November. It is a great opportunity to talk about our Make It Better project and we will definitely make the most out of it.
Autumn is most definitely conference season.
In 10 days one of the biggest Arts & Health conferences is taking place in Fremantle, Australia. If you happen to be around, we suggest you go and have a look as it doesn't happen often that so many experts gather to share their amazing projects.
The program is now available online on the Arts & Health Australia website and if you look under the tab Conferences you can find podcasts from past speakers.
This in itself will keep you busy all weekend.
Future Culture: [ln]tangible Heritage | Design | Cross Media - NODEM Conference, 2-5 December 2012 (HK)
Beginning December NODEM, Network of Design & Digital Heritage, will open a very lively debate about heritage, conservation and everything that goes with it, especially the new issues around preservation of digital heritage.
No doubt a very interesting three days.The conference is free of charge and will be held mainly at Run Run Shaw Creative Media Centre, part of CityU. More information on the NODEM website.
Another great presentation at the Art of Good Health and Wellbeing Conference in Australia last year. Dr Gary Christenson is involved in all sorts of interesting things but on this occasion I will only mention that he is the President of the Society for the Arts in Healthcare in Washington DC.
To know more about the Society for the Arts in Healthcare, please visit their website www.thesah.org
To know more about the conference, please visit website www.artsandhealth.org
A very interesting conference coming up in the UK. A call for abstracts will open in August 2012.
Click on the poster for more information.
To know more about Arts & Health South West, please go to their website www.ahsw.org.uk
Clive Parkinson, the Director of Arts for Health at the Manchester Metropolitan University (UK) speaks about how relevant the arts are when given a diagnosis of cancer or dementia.
In his talk he discusses the Maggie's cancer centres. I will post some information about it in my next post.
If you want to know more about Arts and Health Australia, this is their website http://www.artsandhealth.org. You can find more interesting talks on there, all downloadable as podcasts.
If you want to know more about Clive Parkinson and Arts for Health at the MMU, this is their website www.artsforhealth.org.
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