Friday 23 March 2012 – photos and programme (UK)

Thoughts about research

The UK Localise team hosted a week’s visit to London, providing a timetable of events and trips within the city for Polish and Lithuanian participants to sample participatory arts activity and to consider what each activity was about, who was it for, how did it develop, how did it function. How did it compare to Polish and Lithuanian equivalents? were there any [...]. Read more

Arts programme at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital

The arts programme at the hospital aims to improve the hospital and environment for patients, visitors and staff. The Charity also supports a performing arts programme for patients, staff and visitors. This includes music, dance and drama performances as well as poetry workshops.

http://www.gsttcharity.org.uk/

http://www.guysandstthomas.nhs.uk/about-us/our-history/art.aspx

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London Arts in Health Forum

London Arts in Health Forum is a (free) membership organisation which aims to develop the role of culture in wellbeing and to promote and support arts in health activity across London and nationally. It supports artists, architects, clinical staff and service users – basically anyone with an interest in arts in health. LAHF currently has over 2,000 members from London and further [...]. Read more

Can we talk about this? – DV8 Performance

We went to watch this performance at the National Theatre. The sold out performance focuses on speech, censorship and Islam. It premiered in Australia in 2011. It was a follow up performance to To Be Straight With You. DV8 describes this asdocumentary-style dance-theatre production will use real-life interviews and archive footage”. The performance included contributions from writers [...]. Read more

Tate Modern

The Tate works with community groups and individuals living locally in a range of projects which involve contemporary artists. Work includes specially created programmes, activities and events in the gallery and surrounding neighbourhood.

http://www.tate.org.uk/about/projects/tate-modern-project/community

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