CHanging Lives Laura McIntyre, Head of Women’s Services at Changing Lives, and Dr Angelika Strohmeyer, University of Northumbria, advocate for the role of sewing and textile craft for wellbeing outcomes. They have collaborated on several projects, the 2018 Partnership Quilt, and currently ‘Sewing Through the Pandemic.’ They have co-written a […]
Daily Archives: July 23, 2020
This project is not a textile quilt – but an idea, connection and virtual gallery. Art Refuge uses art and art therapy to support the mental health and well-being of people displaced due to conflict, persecution and poverty, both in the UK and internationally. In mid-March 2020 they launched this project – […]
How do you reconcile an ongoing community project with social distancing? For a number of practitioners and community workers, this question is currently very important. After all, it is far from self-evident for people in a vulnerable situation to participate in digital communities. Certainly if meeting physically with others and […]
For Arts & Health Practitioners in SW England (including arts practitioners and health practitioners, and students), Arts & Health SW and local partners are hosting a series of ZOOM calls to network and support each other with planning, re-imagining, developing, and coping with service changes.Find the latest in their interactive […]
Art Therapy practice Envisage Arts CIC has put together guidance for running ‘Virtual Cafes.’ There are a range of arts activity ideas included in the pack that can be implemented within art and wellbeing video call groups. There is also practical guidance regarding security and privacy.