Áine Rose Connell, a visual artist and poet, was awarded the artsandhealth.ie Emerging Artist Bursary 2022. She brings her background as a Speech and Language Therapist and her experience of collaborative poetry making to bear in Wherever you go, a written exploration of her emerging arts and health practice.
Áine considers how the SLT skillset, with its emphasis on enhancing communication pathways, can inform her work as an artist in healthcare settings, and provides insights into collaborative poetry methodologies in healthcare contexts.
Áine Rose Connell
Artist, Arts and health, Community Health, dementia, Older people
Participatory arts, Poetry, Visual Art