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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 Almond. Spices. Peanut coriander brittle. Active charcoal. Food. Work. Education. Art. Flavours of Halfway to Infinity by Caique Tizzi @dlightstudios . With thanks to @Whelehanswines and @IrishDroneExpo . Part of #PracticeAndPower @CAPPnetwork pic.twitter.com/BMeROMvgIf
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CreateIreland Sheena Barrett leads floor talks and an introduction to the I Slept Like a Stone exhibition, drawing together works commissioned by @CAPPnetwork at @LabDCC this evening pic.twitter.com/buu43NzcAd
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CreateIreland "How do we get to the future, witchcraft or democracy?" One of the many questions proposed during the screenings and follow-up discussion for Futures of a Neighbourhood at @FSArtistStudios . bit.ly/2JXps94 #PracticeandPower @CAPPnetwork pic.twitter.com/reWxJXxElk
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