Detroit Institute Of Arts Hosts April 21 Arts And Health Symposium — News From The

The Arts & Health Project is a working collaboration of seniors and professional artists, who together develop an arts practice that focuses on the creative expression of ideas and issues that are important to them. From time to time I’m lucky enough to facilitate discussions about arts and health with groups including graduate students in public health, social work and gerontology, parks and recreation managers, arts administrators and occupational health and safety teams.arts and health

It is as Eisner (1981) suggests, a question of seeing with the mutual benefits the arts and interdisciplinarity provide: It is to the artistic to which we must turn, not as a rejection of the scientific, but because with both we can achieve binocular vision.

Dr. Norman K. Denzin, one of the world’s most distinguished authorities on qualitative research writes, Performance becomes public pedagogy when it uses the aesthetic, the performative, to foreground the intersections of politics, …

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