Norwich University of the Arts, in association with Hospital Rooms and the Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) is pleased to present an online research symposium investigating the role that creativity can play in mental health and wellbeing.
The symposium will include contributions by academics, artists and organisations who have developed and supported arts and health projects. It forms part of a radical project taking place at Northside House, a forensic mental health unit in Norwich, where world class artists and forensic service users are transforming clinical spaces.
David Cutler, Director, Baring Foundation
Dr Clive Parkinson, Director of Arts for Health, Manchester School of Art
Professor Simon Willmoth, Senior Research Manager, Norwich University of the Arts
Ged Pattison, Lead Nurse for Secure and Forensic Services, NSFT
Su Pashley, Secure and Forensic Services People Participation Lead, NSFT
Niamh White, Co-Founder, Hospital Rooms
Tim A Shaw, Co-Founder, Hospital Rooms
Dr Nicola Simpson, Research Associate, Hospital Rooms
Phoebe Eustance, Project Curator, Hospital Rooms
Cara Nahaul, Artist
Jade Montserrat, Artist
Richard Wentworth, Artist
Carl Rowe, Artist and Course Leader for Fine Art, Norwich University of the Arts
Naomi Harwin, Artist
This is a free event but places are limited so please register your interest now to avoid disappointment.
Wednesday 10 March, 11am-3pm
A full programme and event booklet can be found here: https://www.nua.ac.uk/events/all/arts-mental-health-facing-the-future/
An exhibition of work and workshop images related to the Northside House Project: https://artspaces.kunstmatrix.com/en/exhibition/4931771/arts-and-mental-health-facing-the-future
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.