On the futility of comparing experiences

It’s a genuine shock when the soprano hits her first note. The contrast between the purity of the sound and its location is disconcerting. To hear such a voice in the functional environment of a residential home day room rather than a concert hall seems bizarre at first. There are thirty elderly residents, perhaps half of … Continue reading On the futility of comparing experiences

Mike White

The most potent contribution that this new field of arts practice can make is the revelation of just how creative community health can be. Arts Development on Community Health, A Social Tonic, Mike White 2009 Mike White, who died at home yesterday after a long illness, was a pioneer in community-based arts and health. His … Continue reading Mike White