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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 WOMB is an ambitious participatory performance project created in collaboration with a diverse cast, presented by @outlandish_t_p in partnership with @firstfortnight & Coombe Women and Infants University Hospital. Booking now open: bit.ly/2DTO0MO twitter.com/outlandish_t_p/status/1070997941865857024
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CreateIreland Have you visited the digital artwork I AM NOT A PIECE OF MEAT, a @CAPPnetwork commission by Prof Anna Furse? www.iamnotapieceofmeat.com/ presents research and production materials - text, video, medical art, sound scores, still images and ‘out-takes’ from performed work pic.twitter.com/AddIlTFRMO
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CreateIreland Arts and Older People Creative Enquiry Residency Programme seek a Project Manager, closing 18th Dec Application (CV, cover letter, two referees, project experience, budget proposal) by email to maeve_dineen@corkcity.ie @corkcityarts @CorkCountyArts @Age_Opp @HSELive
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