What role can the Arts play in the process of recovery?
The Arts Health Network NSW/ACT (AHNNA) is hosting an online exhibition over the month of November 2020 of works that explore the effect that creating art has on the process of recovery in some form.
This may be the recovery from physical or mental events, but also more broadly from communal and/or societal situations such as the recent floods, bushfires, pandemic or even economic recession, to name just a few examples.
The online exhibition will be hosted on the AHNNA website and social media channels (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn), with new works being exhibited every day throughout the month.
Exhibited works feature painting, collage, dance, video, just to name a few. These works intend to promote awareness and discussion, as well as provide deeper insight and understanding about the role the process of creating art has on working through trauma as part of the journey of recovery. The exhibition is titled ‘THE MAKING EFEFCT’.
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Over the course of the month, we will also be posting videos of notable speakers in the field discussing in-depth topics in the area.