£11.25 – £15

Creativity and Wellbeing Week: Artists Practising Well

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One Hoe Street

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E17 4SD

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The Artists Practising Well event will bring together cultural leaders to explore frameworks of support for creative practitioners working in health and wellbeing contexts.

Nicola Naismith, author of the Artists Practising Well will highlight the key findings from her research and together with the panel and audience expertise, will explore current provision and future ambitions. Joining Nicola will be Gail Babb - Theatre Maker and Producer, and Jess Plant - Director of National Criminal Justice Arts Alliance.

This event is aimed at creative practitioners, commissioners, arts and health organisations, organisations with health and wellbeing strands of work, trustees and funders. The afternoon will include presentations, panel discussions, workshops and an opportunity for networking.



Arrival 1.30

Finishes 5pm

Networking untill 6pm

Please bring your own refreshments to help us keep costs down




Speakers

Nicola Naismith is a visual artist based in Norwich. In 2017/18 she was the Visual Artist fellow on the Clore Leadership programme supported by a-n, The Artists Information Company. During her fellowship she wrote a blog The Autonomous Artist exploring a series of topics including failure the precariat and universal basic income, diversity in trustee boards, and portfolio working and mental health. She has recently completed an Arts and Humanities Research Council and Clore Leadership funded research project exploring the Affective support available for practitioners working in the Arts for Health and Wellbeing sector. Her practice is focused on Context is Half the Work and she has collaborated with professionals from science, engineering and architecture on self initiated residencies and collaborative investigations. Having worked in Further and Higher Education for a number of years she is now a visiting lecturer, mentor, coach and action learning facilitator.

Gail Babb is a Theatre maker, producer and lecturer at Goldsmiths College. She is a Clore Fellow and trustee of London Arts in health Forum.

Jessica Plant is the Director of the National Criminal Justice Arts Alliance (NCJAA). Her current role involves supporting and engaging its network, influencing policy and working with academics to publish and disseminate research to help widen the understanding of arts within criminal justice. At Artists Practising Well Jess will talk about the NCJAA mentoring scheme and why reflective practice is crucial when using arts in criminal justice settings.

Chair

Jenni Regan is Director of the London Arts in Health Forum, a 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.




London Arts in Health Forum and the Culture, Health and Wellbeing Alliance are working with Artillery to bring this event to the London Borough of Culture during the E17 Arts Trail, a festival that mobilises the talents and enthusiasm of artists, residents, businesses and communities.

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