"Thank you both, that's exactly the sort of response I was hoping for and I'll follow these links up. The research looks fascinating, Martin. I'd be interested to see if any advantages/disadvantages emerge from the arts projects as…"
"I'm currently conducting a study investigating how health and social workers can help people with mental health problems enhance their social networks and access to social capital. One of the projects I'm working with is blueSCI in…"
I really enjoyed yesterday’s session and I was pleased to see such strong recognition of the potential role of the arts in unlocking social capital. I wondered if any of the network could share examples of how this works in their communities? My interest is two-fold: firstly at ‘art + power’ we are adopting a similar network approach that centres around the creative talents of disabled (and socially excluded) people - and I’d be grateful for any advice, support or guidance the network can offer…See More
Journalist and trend forecaster James Wallman explains why more and more of us are suffering from “stuffocation” – where instead of feeling enriched by the things we own, we are stifled and overwhelmed by them.