WHAT Centre for Arts & Health, Friday 12th April. 10.30 a.m. – 12.30 p.m.


Sustaining the Self workshop with artist Marie Brett Following Arts and Health Check Up Check In 2019 on Thursday 11 April at Garter Lane Arts Centre, artist Marie Brett will deliver a special workshop for artists working in the area of arts and health on Friday 12 April, from 10.30am to 12.30pm at the WHAT Centre for Arts & Health, University Hospital Waterford.

Entitled Sustaining the Self, Marie will look at the concept and practice of self-care for artists who work in difficult or demanding healthcare settings.  Drawing on her extensive experience, Marie will share ideas and creative strategies for a nourishing and reflective practice, fostering supportive networks and working towards sustainability.  This workshop will take place at Waterford Healing Arts Trust, with support from Create.

Marie Brett is a visual artist based in Ireland who uses digital media, sculpture and immersive installation to produce artwork as a reflection on contemporary life, often exploring ideas of loss and human suffering. Her practice involves a social and collective dimension and her approach to collaboration with community and place, to inform and influence the making of new work, has gained national interest. She often works in healthcare contexts. Marie has received numerous awards for her practice and her artwork is held in collections nationally and internationally.

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WHAT Centre for Arts & Health, University Hospital Waterford

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