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Humanising Medicine

In celebration of the human side of medicine we are holding an art exhibition
as part of the Being Human Festival. Submit artwork for free, open to everyone.

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Where research meets people

Balance is key when writing up a research study, deciding on what to include and what to leave out: how to communicate survey data, information from interviews and insights from existing literature and knowledge. It’s a complex and demanding job […]

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Artists Practising Well Research Report

My Artists Practising Well research report, published on the the Robert Gordon University Open Air research repository, is now available to read and download. The research is focused on affective support for creative practitioners working in participatory arts for health […]

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Launch of ‘Light Lab’ at Ouseburn Open Studios

Over 1300 people attended the Open Studios event this weekend and it was great to welcome visitors to my new experimental space at 36 Lime Street, Ouseburn, Newcastle upon Tyne.  The studio has no windows, yet I was delighted to […]

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Amazing Colours of Daylight

Watching the colours of daylight – waking to some amazing mornings these February/March days. Clear skies and warm hues slowly changing to a blue-white light.  In HDU at James Cook University Hospital, I am recreating this experience for a long-term […]

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Birds singing in James Cook University Hospital!!

Following success of the on-going light and projection installations in critical care, this week I met with natural sound recordist, Geoff Sample and Bennett Hogg from the Department of Music at Newcastle University. We met with Dr Edel Mcauley and […]

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Small things

In time things accumulate. It is not always easy to notice. When dust starts to collect, it is only once it has gathered in swaythes, the sun comes out and casts new light on it, that it gets noticed. Grains […]

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Stillness

One of the greatest challenges for me at the moment is of stillness. Being unwell and tolerating that, along with its unpredictability, brings it’s own internal activity – frustration, impatience, attempts to bargain and negotiate with an irrational unknown. Stillness of […]

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Storm

  The recent storm took me again to the shore. I fought the wind to walk on the shingle and examine the rejected items along the wrack line. String, rubber glove, plastic bottle, shells, bits of crab, bits of stick, […]

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Imperceptible shifts

On Tuesday I walked to the sea for the first time in several weeks. Having had a crash in energy levels, my capacity to walk any distance plummeted too. On Tuesday I walked to the sea. It was still there: On […]

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Water logged

After a concerted start to write regularly, there has been a long pause. My last post tells me that I was slowing down, attracted to the meandering of the ox bow river at Cuckmere Haven. I remember choosing my words […]

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working with reduced capacity

i come to the end of the week feeling the affects of my current cold.  fortunately i was able to attend the prototyping conversation at derby silk mill. four diverse aspects of prototyping had been assembled and it led to a […]

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The art of hens

A nice short docu showing the work of HenPower, who use hens in care home setting with residents to inspire their creativity.   https://vimeo.com/166355418    

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Xavier White’s Full Circle

Xavier White’s Full Circle, a glass art exhibition ORTUS Learning and Events Centre, The Maudsley Hospital, 82-96 Grove Lane, Camberwell, SE5 8SN 16 July – 26 September 2014   With its spacious atrium and glass ceiling reaching up to the […]

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