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Archive for January 2015


Stories From The Front

Date posted: 8 January 2015

Stories from the Front is a theatre show at Liberty Hall on 14 January at 7pm as part of the First Fortnight Festival. It tells the personal stories of people who have experienced mental ill-health, carers and mental health professionals. In a truly inspiring collaboration the cast tell personal stories of mental health and our mental health services. Read More


Talking Heads – Conversations on Mental Health

Date posted: 8 January 2015

The Talking Heads art exhibition will be the start of a year long public project exploring the importance of mental health. It will launch on Monday 19 January  at 2020 Art Gallery, Griffith House, North Mall, Cork at 6.30pm. The show will be officially opened by Cllr John Buttimer and a bursary prize will be awarded to one person on the night by Dr Gillian Moore Groarke.  Read More


Arts, Health and Wellbeing: Evaluation of Arts Interventions in Health and Social Care Settings, UK

Date posted: 7 January 2015

Arts, Health and Wellbeing: Evaluation of Arts Interventions in Health and Social Care Settings is a two day course taking place on 6 and 7 February 2015 at the University of Winchester. The course, organised by the Research Centre for the Arts as Wellbeing, focuses on understanding the practical context and challenges involved in arts and health evaluation; setting appropriate aims and objectives for evaluation; and looking at the ways in which academia and practice can work together to make the best use of the skills, knowledge, and creativity of both. Read More


Call for applications for WHAT Artist in Residence

Date posted: 6 January 2015

The Waterford Healing Arts Trust (WHAT) invites artists of all arts disciplines to apply for its 2015 Artist in Residence programme. WHAT has been running an Artist in Residence programme since 1994. This year, the focus of this residency will be the artist’s engagement of patients in University Hospital Waterford in participatory / collaborative arts experiences. Read More


TV3 Documentary A Disconnected Rhythm

Date posted: 6 January 2015

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A Disconnected Rhythm is an arts documentary and moving story of how a composer, a team of dedicated medical professionals and patients with Parkinson’s Disease come together to create an inspirational piece of music. It follows composer Ian Wilson’s collaboration with the National Centre for Arts & Health as he creates a work of art inspired by Parkinson’s Disease. Produced by John Kelleher Media for TV3 and under the BAI Sound & Vision Scheme, the documentary charts Ian’s five week stint as Composer in Residence at Tallaght Hospital. Read More

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