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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Sally Gilford

Specialising in printed textiles, Sally creates bold, vibrant designs inspired by humans and nature.  She is interested in using textiles to communicate and tell stories in unexpected ways. Currently working with researchers from the…

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