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Who Cares? – Symposium exploring the role of art & design in health & care

26 April 2022

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Who Cares? – Symposium exploring the role of art & design in health & care

TUESDAY 26 APRIL / 12:45PM – 5PM / BOOK HERE

 

Open Eye Gallery and the University of Salford are partnering on their 3rd annual symposium together. This year we will be bringing key speakers together with students and the wider public to explore the interconnections between art, design, creative technology, health and care.

We will particularly reflect upon the role of culture in health and wellbeing during an ever shifting global context. We are inviting speakers and you, our audience to join us for this discussion, and encourage people coming from across the art, design, health and social care setting. We want to hear from professionals and students from across these disciplines, to ensure a diverse discussion as possible and support opportunities for future collaborations.

Guest speakers include (to name but a few!):

Daniel Regan – Artist and Executive Director of the Arts and Health Hub. Daniel is a photographic artist exploring complex emotional experiences, focusing on the transformational impact of arts on mental health, building on his own lived experience. He shoots commissions, personal works, delivers socially engaged projects and provides consultancy in arts & health.

Daniel is Founder and Executive Director of the Arts & Health Hub, a non-profit organisation supporting artists that work in the arts and health sector. His particular interest and focus is on practitioner support for artists with lived experience of mental health difficulties. Previously Daniel worked as the Director of an arts and health charity in the NHS.

https://www.danielregan.photography / https://www.artsandhealthhub.org

Lisa Creagh – Photographic Artist . Lisa grew up in Coventry where her parents had settled from Ireland in the 1960s. She studied Fine Art and Art History at Goldsmith College and after graduation made her way to New York using a grant from The Prince’s Trust. Here she developed an art practice, combining painting with digital imaging and photography whilst working in the fringes before moving back to Brighton in 2001. From 2001-2009 she supported herself with work in photographic labs whilst exhibiting early works. During this time she founded The Brighton Photo Fringe, a vital grassroots network of photographers and was Director until 2005.

” Holding Time” is an on-going project which began after the unexpected arrival of her daughter in 2012. This work develops ideas and techniques of previous works in combination with techniques and methods employed by activists. It is an open-ended, continuously regenerating feminist piece designed to rigorously examine catastrophically low breastfeeding rates in the UK, by listening to the experiences of mothers and using photography and animation to overturn rigid conversations on the subject. Since 2017, she has developed a growing network of breastfeeding mothers, and an expanded team to help produce the workshops, audio, animation, video and other outputs that make up this expansive project. It has been exhibited several times since 2018 as an exhibition of stills, a multi-screen installation and a single screen presentation.

Jo WardJo is a consultant working at the interface between health and culture. She describes herself as a Change Maker. She is passionate about the NHS and the role of arts and culture to make good happen. She likes to squeeze between the gaps in organisational infrastructure and cut across sectoral divides to join stuff up. She manages a social prescribing portfolio with NHS England and the social prescribing network, curates Health Education England’s prevention programme and manages a creative health pilot for the Cheshire and Merseyside Health Care Partnership. She also delivers an annual wellbeing programme for Museum Development Yorkshire.

Elizabeth NewellHead of Design at Creative Concern, an agency who believe good communications can make the world a better place. She has over 15 years of design experience and her specialist areas are brand and campaign development, much of it within the health and care sector.

Elizabeth worked on the new brand and website for King’s College Hospital Charity, transforming the way the Charity communicates, and increasing levels of fundraising and engagement. She also created the brand identity for Together Trust, a leading disability charity. Recent work includes the design of resource materials for Cystic Fybrosis Trust, a new website for sight loss charity SeeAbility and a campaign identity for Cambridge Cancer Research Hospital (set to launch this year). She is the lead designer on accounts such as BARTS Health NHS Trust as well as Greater Manchester Mental Health and Adoption Counts. https://creativeconcern.com/

TUESDAY 26 APRIL / 12:45PM – 5PM / BOOK HERE

 

Open Eye Gallery and the University of Salford are partnering on their 3rd annual symposium together. This year we will be bringing key speakers together with students and the wider public to explore the interconnections between art, design, creative technology, health and care.

We will particularly reflect upon the role of culture in health and wellbeing during an ever shifting global context. We are inviting speakers and you, our audience to join us for this discussion, and encourage people coming from across the art, design, health and social care setting. We want to hear from professionals and students from across these disciplines, to ensure a diverse discussion as possible and support opportunities for future collaborations.

Guest speakers include (to name but a few!):

Daniel Regan – Artist and Executive Director of the Arts and Health Hub. Daniel is a photographic artist exploring complex emotional experiences, focusing on the transformational impact of arts on mental health, building on his own lived experience. He shoots commissions, personal works, delivers socially engaged projects and provides consultancy in arts & health.

Daniel is Founder and Executive Director of the Arts & Health Hub, a non-profit organisation supporting artists that work in the arts and health sector. His particular interest and focus is on practitioner support for artists with lived experience of mental health difficulties. Previously Daniel worked as the Director of an arts and health charity in the NHS.

https://www.danielregan.photography / https://www.artsandhealthhub.org

Lisa Creagh – Photographic Artist . Lisa grew up in Coventry where her parents had settled from Ireland in the 1960s. She studied Fine Art and Art History at Goldsmith College and after graduation made her way to New York using a grant from The Prince’s Trust. Here she developed an art practice, combining painting with digital imaging and photography whilst working in the fringes before moving back to Brighton in 2001. From 2001-2009 she supported herself with work in photographic labs whilst exhibiting early works. During this time she founded The Brighton Photo Fringe, a vital grassroots network of photographers and was Director until 2005.

” Holding Time” is an on-going project which began after the unexpected arrival of her daughter in 2012. This work develops ideas and techniques of previous works in combination with techniques and methods employed by activists. It is an open-ended, continuously regenerating feminist piece designed to rigorously examine catastrophically low breastfeeding rates in the UK, by listening to the experiences of mothers and using photography and animation to overturn rigid conversations on the subject. Since 2017, she has developed a growing network of breastfeeding mothers, and an expanded team to help produce the workshops, audio, animation, video and other outputs that make up this expansive project. It has been exhibited several times since 2018 as an exhibition of stills, a multi-screen installation and a single screen presentation.

Jo WardJo is a consultant working at the interface between health and culture. She describes herself as a Change Maker. She is passionate about the NHS and the role of arts and culture to make good happen. She likes to squeeze between the gaps in organisational infrastructure and cut across sectoral divides to join stuff up. She manages a social prescribing portfolio with NHS England and the social prescribing network, curates Health Education England’s prevention programme and manages a creative health pilot for the Cheshire and Merseyside Health Care Partnership. She also delivers an annual wellbeing programme for Museum Development Yorkshire.

Elizabeth NewellHead of Design at Creative Concern, an agency who believe good communications can make the world a better place. She has over 15 years of design experience and her specialist areas are brand and campaign development, much of it within the health and care sector.

Elizabeth worked on the new brand and website for King’s College Hospital Charity, transforming the way the Charity communicates, and increasing levels of fundraising and engagement. She also created the brand identity for Together Trust, a leading disability charity. Recent work includes the design of resource materials for Cystic Fybrosis Trust, a new website for sight loss charity SeeAbility and a campaign identity for Cambridge Cancer Research Hospital (set to launch this year). She is the lead designer on accounts such as BARTS Health NHS Trust as well as Greater Manchester Mental Health and Adoption Counts. https://creativeconcern.com/

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