What with no holidays planned this summer, I find myself busily occupied, catching up with all things written whilst the university is in ‘sleep mode’ - end of project reports, new project outlines and in overdrive with the first printed iteration of the Recoverist Manifesto, which all being well, will be published next month. After over a year of meticulous planning and complex ethical minefields successfully navigated, the Dementia and Imagination research project has started in earnest around the UK and Arts for Health’s own research site within the NHS in Derbyshire, has begun thanks to the drive and commitment of my colleague Kat Taylor, to whom I extend the biggest thanks. You can keep up to date with the project by clicking on the image.
Arts for Health friend and collaborator Vic McEwan embarking on a weeks residency in a juvenile prison in Wagga and playing the razor wire that surrounds the prison.
- Promotion of original research and supporting the continuation of existing research into medicine and education, primarily medical and scientific education.
- Encouraging the arts, primarily education and outreach work.
- Supporting social welfare.
I rushed home and made this small film...