p_ART_icipate, an AHRC - funded research project, investigates the potential for participatory art to promote and foster social inclusion, social connectedness and wellbeing for the public remotely. Based on existing practice-based research on the impact of immersive, collaborative art engagements, this research project is anchored in a wider discourse around the cultural and societal impact of participatory arts within the Arts and Humanities.
The research team is led by Dr. Olive Gingrich (University of Greenwich), Prof. Dominik Havsteen-Franklin (Brunel University / NHS Foundation Trust), Dr. Claire Grant (NHS Foundation Trust CNWL London) and public health specialist Dr. Ula Tymoszuk;
The activity is supported by a team of artists, cultural partners, public health specialists, community organisations and other experts. These include: The Analema Group, The National Gallery, RNIB Northern Ireland, NeuroCreate, Noise Abatement Society, the charity Joy of Sound & public health expert Prof. Stephen Stansfeld;
University of Greenwich
CNWL NHS Foundation Trust
If you have any questions for the research team, please get in touch..