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Memory Dress
Memory Dress. Charlotte Donovan and Marie Brett with St. Finbarr’s Hospital.

Arts and health embraces a range of arts practices occurring primarily in healthcare settings, which bring together the skills and priorities of both arts and health professionals. From an Arts Council perspective, good arts and health practice is characterised by a clear artistic vision, goals and outcomes. It aims to promote health and wellbeing by improving quality of life and cultural access in healthcare settings. Arts and health can involve all artforms, and incorporate a variety of approaches, including conventional arts production and presentation, arts participation and environmental enhancement. The Arts Council makes a distinction between arts and health practice and the arts therapies. In the former, the primary focus is on the experience and production of art, in the latter, the primary goal is clinical. The Arts Council supports practice where artistic outcomes are prioritised as a means of enhancing health and wellbeing and does not support practice where therapy is the primary goal or outcome.

 

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CreateIreland Part of #PracticeAndPower , @CallanWUnion are hosting a special Bring Your Own Chair experience on Saturday 23rd June - book your place: bit.ly/2LCdZch twitter.com/irishartnews/status/1008690204683751425
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CreateIreland Part of #PracticeAndPower : Screening + Meet the Makers: O.K. – The Musical, 22 June. The screening of O.K. – The Musical documentary will be followed by a discussion which will explore this multi layered participatory commission. bit.ly/2MgEdlc pic.twitter.com/BkyC4tMykb
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CreateIreland And a further recommendation to mark #RefugeeWeek - @Asylumarchive , recipient of the @artscouncil_ie #AICScheme Bursary award: Art and Activism, will be exhibiting his work @basicspacedub from 18 - 22 June, opening celebration 21st June. Powerful, confronting, haunting imagery. twitter.com/basicspacedub/status/1007930055106887681
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