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Artists practising well

Nicola Naismith’s report, undertaken as part of her AHRC funded research supported by Gray’s School of Art, Robert Gordon University, is concerned with the issue of affective support that artists working in health care settings are currently able to access.

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Workshop One – Exploring the Flora

For our first Session, we had a lot of paperwork to get done and wanted to have a chilled out session, where new people could explore the farm surroundings and start to get to know each other. One of the […]

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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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Sharing Ideas with Critical Care staff and patients

Last week I spent the day in critical care at James Cook University Hospital and presented the project to staff, patients and visitors. It was a fantastic opportunity to share ideas and receive feedback on work in progress. There is […]

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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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Dwell Time at South Square Wellbeing Weekend

Dwell Time at South Square Wellbeing Weekend Excited to announce that Dwell Time will be at South Square Wellbeing Weekend with some copies of Issue 1 and inviting people to participate in interviews about mental wellbeing for Issue 2! South […]

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Resource Profile

Artists and wellbeing: Ria Hartley, ecologies of care artist

ecologies of care was initiated by artist Ria Hartley in 2018. The project comprises a growing toolkit of resources designed to support artists who have access requirements to express their needs. Hartley speaks to Lydia Ashman about the toolkit and why artists’ health and wellbeing should be a sector-wide priority. This resource is available in text format and also as a video format sound recording.

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