Music therapy to help treat patients with schizophrenia. Collaborative live art practices that transform feelings of dislocation among refugees. Media arts training to foster inclusive social participation among persons with disabilities. These are just a few examples of the creative arts in action across a range of disciplines, making a critical difference for individuals and society. In this collection of creative research in action, leading academics, health researchers, physicians, educators, environmentalists, and artists share first-hand accounts of how they’re using the creative arts in cutting-edge research and in methodologies for health, hope, and change. These compelling accounts demonstrate how the creative arts can cross disciplines and fields in search of solutions while creating new communities for change in the process.
Sunday, October 7, 2018