The Role of Art Practitioners’ Own Art Practice. Critical Toolkit

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Evans R, Hull H, Shipman E

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Arts vs Rehab

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ART vs REHAB is a platform for people working in art and rehabilitation; including those working creatively in addiction, the criminal justice system, homelessness and mental health. It is a catalyst for criticality and change in the field, based on the principles of open innovation and collaborative practice.

This tool kit seeks to examine the relationship between art practitioners’ personal art practice and their outreach art practice [i.e. community projects, gallery education, art and health, etc]. It looks at the issue of maintaining creative autonomy for artists and participants within rehabilitative settings, where the key concern may not be artistic quality.

The tool kit is designed to be used by a mixed group of practitioners working within art and rehabilitation. This may include artists, therapists, academics, service users, service providers, funders and commissioners.

Main Focus: Wellbeing / Quality of life

Context: Community

Participant Group: Adults

Art Forms: Multi-Arts

Access Type: Free Download

APA Citation:

Evans, R., Hull, H., Shipman, E. (2012). The Role of Practitioners’ Own Art Practice. Critical toolkit. UK: Arts Vs Rehab.