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Making it Visible: Exploring the Role of Creativity and Imagination in Health and Wellbeing. Platform at the Bridge, Easterhouse Thursday 22 November 2007 10am – 4.30pm, registration from 9.30pm Programme 9.30am Registration and refreshments 10.00 Welcome and introductions from Chair, Gregor Henderson, Director, National Programme for Improving Mental Health and Wellbeing, Scottish Government. 10.10 Snapshots: Platform at the Bridge National Programme for Improving Mental Health and Wellbeing Glasgow Arts and Health Learning Network Artfull 10.40 Workshop sessions Choose one of the following options: 1. Art and Architecture and the Environment: the role of the imagination and artists in the making of healthcare environments with HLM Architects (Glasgow), Reiach and Hall Architects (Edinburgh), artists Ally Wallace and Tom Clark and Jackie Sands, Arts and Health Coordinator NHSGGC. Presentations and a chaired conversation which will explore recent artist, architecture and health sector dialogues; the learning, challenges and work involved in integrating artist proposals into two new PFI Ambulatory Care and Diagnostic Hospitals in Glasgow. 2. Creating Connections (Part 1): The Story So Far.... The workshop will begin with a performance of Dancing with Wolves: Red Riding Hood and The Wolf Man by project participants The All Stars, a group of adults affected by disability and age related illhealth in North Lanarkshire. The performance will be followed by an introduction to the working methods and techniques used in project delivery, with Zoe Brook (dramatherapist and theatre artist) and Bryony Murray (visual artist and designer) of Bazooka Arts. 3. The Arts Therapies - Emotional Intelligence: towards a unified field theory for arts and health, with Malcolm Learmonth, Arts & Health Lead for the British Association of Art Therapists. An attempt to apply emotionally intelligent principles to understanding the spectrum of arts and health activities, whilst celebrating and recognising difference. 4. Exploring Creativity: Barbara McEwan Gulliver, Art in Hospital will chair this session of short presentations and exhibitions from: Project Ability - Celine McIlmunn Creative Interventions in Health - Michele Lazenby Art in Hospital - Irene Florence 5. The Right Person – Forum theatre with Foxtrot Theatre Company. A recently commissioned piece of Forum theatre around mental health and wellbeing issues. 11.40 Refreshment break 12.00 Jim Tough, Acting Chief Executive, Scottish Arts Council will consider the role of arts, health and wellbeing within the Equalities framework at the Scottish Arts Council and in the broader context of changing political and cultural scenes, as the Scottish Arts Council moves towards Creative Scotland. 12.15pm Clive Parkinson presents Towards Transformation: exploring the impact of culture, creativity and the arts on health and wellbeing… Much of the current UK government policy tells us that we should be making changes in our lives; striving towards being more engaged, emotionally literate members of society, without really suggesting the mechanisms for achieving this. Research undertaken at Manchester Metropolitan University asserts that engaging in creativity, culture and the arts has a profound affect on well-being, increasing individual capacity to make changes in our lives. Clive Parkinson is the Director of Arts for Health at Manchester Metropolitan University and project lead on the Invest to Save: Arts in Health project. He will share aspects of the project and explore the developmental and research practice that has emerged through this process. 1.00 Lunch including a slot from Universal Comedy 2.00 Launch of the Participatory Arts Self-evaluation project led by the Mental Health Foundation in association with Evaluation Support Scotland and Artfull 2.30 Workshop sessions Choose one of the following options: 1. Medical Humanities: a discipline bridging medicine and the arts with Professor Marek Dominiczak, Glasgow Medical Humanities Unit, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde and University of Glasgow, Professor Margaret Smith, Director of Nursing, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde and Christine Borland, Artist, the Glasgow School of Art This workshop aims to introduce a new academic discipline, medical humanities, and its Glasgow focus - the Medical Humanities Unit. The session will focus on the study module on Arts and Medicine currently offered to medical students at the University of Glasgow. It will also offer an opportunity to discuss possible future collaborations. 2. Creating Connections (Part 2): Traveller's Tales ... This workshop will focus on visual artwork created as part of the Creating Connections project. Participants Art Beat will exhibit their work and talk about the experience of creating artwork based on the theme of Traveller's Tales. The second part of the workshop will offer delegates the opportunity to engage in practical creative exercises and will be facilitated by Bazooka Arts 3. The Arts Therapies: Resonant Themes with Sheena McGregor (art therapist) & Aby Vulliamy (music therapist). Exploring two contrasting case studies produced in art and music therapy to describe the children's interwoven processes and overlapping themes. 4. Practical workshops from two different perspectives: Choose to participate in one of the following options: Painting & drawing with Art in Hospital Relief printing with Project Ability 5. The Right Person – Forum theatre with Foxtrot Theatre Company. A recently commissioned piece of Forum theatre around mental health and wellbeing issues. 3.30 Refreshment break 3.45 Question Time with Panel 4.15 Music from Polyphony, a band created by service users, staff and volunteers from Gartnavel Royal Hospital, Glasgow 4.30 Close Please note there will be a limited number of places available for the workshop sessions and places will be booked on a first come, first served basis at registration on the day. While this programme is confirmed to date it is subject to final changes between now and the conference. This conference has been organised in partnership with the Glasgow Arts and Health Learning Network.
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