In June 2016, artists, arts workers and researchers joined their health care, community and local government colleagues, in a one-day forum at the Science Exchange in Adelaide to explore ways of working together to demonstrate the case for arts as key to healthy individuals and communities. You can find podcasts of all sessions in the main auditorium here: Welcome to Country by Mickey O’Brien
Fenella Kernebone in conversation with Professor John Coveney, Dean of the School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Flinders University     Life in Your Hands - Maz McGann, Institute for Creative Health Sector Development / Liaison Director Learn the dance via film and more about the project here:     Fenella Kernebone in conversation with Sally Francis, Arts Coordinator, Arts and Health at FMC, Dr Christine Putland, Arts and Health Research + Evaluation Consultant, Associate Professor Jane Lawrence, Associate Head of School, Art, Architecture and Design, University of SA and Paula Gillespie-Fotheringham, Art Psychotherapist
  Creativity as Clinical Practice: Arts & Health at FMC - Sally Francis (Chair), Bindi Blacher, John Blines, David Chapple Arts in Health at FMC (Flinders Medical Centre) offers artists a unique and challenging environment for their practice. The program supports a diverse range of practitioners engaging with staff and patients in dynamic creative activity.  Program artists will discuss how this experience shapes their work and evidence of the positive effects on health and wellbeing.
    Ageing Creatively - Lenore de la Perrelle, Senior Manager Dementia Learning and Development Unit How arts strategies which enable older people to be part of something inclusive, to contribute and to learn are keys to wellbeing. ACH Group
    Arts Engagement and Mental Wellbeing - Dr Christina Davies Dr Davies will use her research into quantifying the relationship between recreational arts engagement and mental wellbeing to canvas how these results can be put to work as an advocacy and evaluation tool.
5Rhythms® with Kat Worth – a ten minute interactive session You can find Kat here:     Room 19 Alison Howard, Community Arts & Cultural Development Producer, Country Arts SA and Country Health SA LHN Mental Health ROOM19 is currently not available for download but if you would like further information, please contact Alison Howard at [email protected] M: 0427 007 853
Reflection and Action led by Maz McGann, Institute for Creative Health S.A. Leadership Group     Additional resources: The bright future of virtual reality (18:57) Description: Home-based rehabilitation? 3D space? User tracking? Virtual reality has the potential to transform healthcare as we know it. Join Professor John Coveney as he chats with new Flinders Associate Professor in Physiotherapy Belinda Lange, an international expert in virtual reality and game-based exercise and rehabilitation. Belinda shares her experience in virtual reality tools and opportunities for Flinders in this field. Evaluation by Dr Christine Putland for Country Arts SA Regional Centres of Culture and Change & Adaptation Arts in Health at FMC Art and Design of Health and Wellbeing Cluster Links to projects highlighted in Lenore’s sessions:   Arts Engagement and Mental Wellbeing - Full research paper: National Arts in Health Framework Trish Blythman Sound Therapist: Helen Crawford Bringing it All Together – Guidelines for Arts and Mental Health Projects A handy tool to describe arts and health:  
Island to Inland
  • Visual Arts

Island to Inland

22nd March 2019 — 1st September 2019

Ten Kangaroo Island based visual artists bring ‘mainlanders’ a glimpse of the isolation and inspiration of island life.

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