Missing Language, Silent Voices and the Art of Listening: Artists operating in the Health Service


Author(s):*Listed Alphabetically
Shaffrey C

Year of Publication:
2009

Publisher(s):
Arts Council of Ireland

Publication Type:
Other Paper

Abstract:

An essay produced as part of the Vital Signs conference in Dublin, reflecting upon five projects including patients who have had bone marrow transplants, addressing the issues of suicide and working closely with neuropathic pain sufferers. The larger programme of artistic interventions included an original fish tank made for the children’s hospital in Crumlin and singing projects in Daycare Centres.



Main Focus: Wellbeing / Quality of life

Research Purpose: Discussion / Debate

Context: Community

Art Forms: Multi-Arts

APA Citation:

Shaffrey, C. (2009). Missing Language, Silent Voices and the Art of Listening: Artists operating in the Health Service.