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Dorset County Hospital, Visiting Time project with artist Mark Storor, Baby photographs by Gabriella Sancisi.

Dorset County Hospital, Visiting Time project with artist Mark Storor, Baby photographs by Gabriella Sancisi.

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AHSW Change of Address

UPDATE: There are issues with our new Exeter PO Box meaning that we are not currently receiving any mail. Read on for more.

 

 

 

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Artshape

Opportunity for Artists who face barriers - Art Bridge II Course

Art Bridge is an innovative course in Gloucester (April - December 2016) that is tailored for emerging artists who face disabling barriers. This programme will also be available online through distance learning.

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Evidence

The National Endowment for the Arts guide to community-engaged research in the arts and health

This new guide from the US outlines ways to reconcile the field-specific vocabularies used in the arts and health research; identifies study goals and methods for engaging community members as equal partners in a research project; and highlights the benefits of partnering for arts professionals and researchers.

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Opportunities

Researcher / Evaluator to work with Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trus

Paid brief for a Researcher/Evaluator to evaluate a large-scale art and wayfinding project as part of Connect, the public art programme for the 3Ts hospital redevelopment. Deadline for tenders: 23rd June 2017

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Sheelagh Keane
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Artist

I am developing an independent practice for working through art with vulnerable people. This is a culmination of 30 years experience of working with people through art and of also ...

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