Livewell Arts Festival - Word Art Horror Stories
  • Jill Craigie Cinema, Roland Levinsky Building

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The first of four contemporary Art and Mental Health Talks, organised by the ARC research group with Plymouth Community Healthcare.

Eloise Malone discusses the vampire-like qualities of the "process versus product" debate; and shows how she has come to believe that artistic quality and cultural validity are core conditions for positive change in health/wellbeing arts programmes.

Eloise Malone FRSA, is Artistic Director of Effervescent, the creative and cultural research laboratory based at Radiant Gallery, Plymouth. Eloise has 17 years’ experience in working through arts to create positive change for people, places and organisations, and has worked for a range of health, policing, community, heritage and education organisations. 

 From 2008 to 2012 Eloise was Arts Council England's regional lead for Children and Young People and she is currently a core researcher on ACE's Quality Principles development programme. Eloise is an Associate Lecturer at Plymouth University, teaching socially-engaged arts, arts pedagogy, impact-led creative practices and collaborative practices across a range of faculties.

This event is open to all.

Visit the Livewell Arts Festival pages on the Plymouth Community Healthcare website for more information about the festival or contact Sarah Bennett (

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