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Freedom to Fly | Creative Enquiry – Arts and Older People
Freedom to Fly, hosted by MusicAlive, is an interdisciplinary, participatory project that engages older people in collaboration with Helga Deasy (choreographer and dancer) and Susan McManamon (musician and choir leader).
1 March, 2021
Viriditas is a song cycle by Irish singer and artist Ceara Conway for The Deepest Shade of Green, an Arts and Health programme for Galway 2020 European Capital of Culture. Commissioned by Saolta Arts and Galway 2020, it was created for the staff and patients of the seven hospitals of Saolta University Health Care Group.
5 January, 2021
The Museum of Song Postal Project
The Museum of Song is a song collecting project, co-created by artists Tess Leak and Sharon Whooley, that is delivered via the postal service. Part of the Arts for Health Partnership Programme, West Cork, it was adapted in response to the isolation of older residents in community hospitals during the Covid-19 lockdown.
25 November, 2020
Cúram is a four person exhibition by artists Daniel Chester, Cherry Dowling, Amy McGovern and Stephen Rennicks. The artists, based in the environs of County Sligo, had artistic encounters within the realm of healthcare for older people. They were invited to make work responding to that experience.
1 July, 2020
Songwriting with older people in care settings
Klawitter Theatre Group delivered songwriting projects with older people who visit the day care facilities at Henrietta Older Peoples Service and with residents in Belmont House Nursing Home, both based in Dublin, from June 2018 until December 2019.
7 June, 2020
The Songbirds is a piece of theatre researched and written by playwright Guy Le Jeune examining the experiences of people living with dementia, and their primary carers.
1 April, 2020
OFFSET was an intergenerational print project in 2019 involving participants in Paediatrics and Care for the Elderly at Galway University Hospitals and staff from the wider hospital community.
1 March, 2020
Memory is Grey
Memory is Grey is a body of work based on artist Gillian Cussen’s experience as a person and as an art facilitator with people who have some form of memory loss (and their loved ones).
1 January, 2020
Irish Aphasia Theatre
Irish Aphasia Theatre (IAT) is a socially engaged theatre and arts and health company working in professional theatre, community and health settings. IAT works with participants who have aphasia and/or acquired brain injuries related to ageing conditions and other brain traumas.
5 November, 2019
Stories from the Well-Field
Stories from the Well-Field is an interactive performance created by a group of residents in St. Joseph’s Unit, Bantry General Hospital in collaboration with artist Tess Leak, puppeteer Eoin Lynch and composer Justin Grounds.
1 October, 2019
The New Wing
Castlebar-born visual artist Bryan Gerard Duffy was awarded one of the HSE Percent for Art Scheme Commissions in the Sacred Heart Hospital, Castlebar as part of the new wing development in the residential home. Over five months, he collaborated with staff, visitors, and service users of the hospital, with the old dancehall days in Ireland as the starting point for conversations.
2 September, 2019
Orchard Stories: A Bealtaine Artist Residency
Visual artist Joanna Hopkins was awarded the inaugural Bealtaine Artist in Residence in a Care Setting in 2017. Over four months, Joanna collaborated with residents of Orchard Day Care Centre in Blackrock, Co. Dublin, using the sensory garden as both a starting point for conversation and as a source for artmaking.
3 August, 2019