How cultural experiences can improve health and wellbeing

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The Artists featured in this section share a collected interest in arts for health. From Urban Regeneration projects, working with hospital patients directly and working closely with a range of ages – these Artists demonstrate a focus on facilitating personal well-being through cultural endeavours.

Kate Eggleston-Wirtz

Kate is a multi-disciplinary artist best known for her three-dimensional narrative artworks focusing on history, place and identity often made in response to working creatively with people. Originally from the United States she was…

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Rachel Swanick

Rachel Swanick is a senior music therapist specialising in attachment, trauma and well-being. She was the lead of the multifaceted arts project, Here and Now, which ran in the Whitworth during 2018. Rachel’s work…

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Chanje Kunda

Chanje Kunda is a poet, playwright and performance artist based in Manchester. Some of her prominent performances include features at The Royal Albert Hall London and the Calabash Literature Festival Jamaica. During a residency…

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Jasmine Walne

Jasmine Walne is an abstract artist and workshop facilitator living and working in Manchester. She graduated with a First Class Honours Degree in Textiles in Practice, and has since won the Albert Gubay scholarship.…

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Lucy May Schofield

Lucy May Schofield is a multi-disciplinary visual artist. Her practice focuses on the importance of making and the process of collaboration. She has delivered workshops in printmaking, creative writing, paper making and book arts…

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