Nationwide Alliance For Arts, Health And Wellbeing
ARTS AND HEALTH: A particular focus for a lot of our work in Wales has emerged, inspired by each Heather and Ursula’s professional expertise as, respectively, a music therapist and an art therapist and by James’ earlier work within the subject of Arts and Health. Arts and well being as a term has been adopted largely by the participatory arts community, and it is believed that this definition falls wanting the massive umbrella of artwork actions and engagements inside well being care that ought to be outlined as arts and health.
A remaining efficiency of the work was given within the hospital on Wednesday November twenty fourth and following the success of this venture the hospital was awarded the Arts Council Touring Award to take the nationwide innovation to four thrilling venues in 2011 – 2012.
National Centre for Arts and Health was delighted to present this seminar which was a end result of the mission whereby Composer Ian Wilson and members of the Irish Chamber Orchestra were in residenc in the hospital, along with visible artist Lucia Barnes.
It is notable that arts and health literature is predominantly focussed on the participative arts (for example, partaking in arts actions similar to portray or singing in a choir whereas in hospital or attending a health centre) versus receptive arts (for instance, listening to music, studying a book, watching a movie).
Engage Cymru labored in partnership with Oriel Myrddin, Arts Care and artist Julia Griffiths-Jones alongside adults recovering from psychological health issues in Carmarthenshire who produced an exhibition of incredible wire sculpture which was shown on the Nationwide Botanic Gardens of Wales.