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Blog : Coventry University students recruited to take part in Arts Gymnasium project

10th March 2017
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We are very pleased to have recruited five students from the Faculty of Arts and Humanities; 1 master’s student in Photography, 2 x level I Media Communication students, and 2 x level II Media Communication students. The students have been attending weekly sessions at the Belgrade over this last term to get to know the..

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Blog : Project: CreativeCulture

10th March 2017
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DMLL has recently received funding from NEWTON UK-SEA (AHRC + MoHE) programme to expand the impact of the GameChangers (Gamify.org.uk) initiative into South-East Asia. The project is called CreativeCulture, which stands for ‘Creative and participatory transcultural practice and problem solving through game design and computational thinking’ and we are collaborating with Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS)..

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Blog : Mission Shakespeare: a new interactive online partnership for Shakespeare Week

8th March 2017
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  Shakespeare has gone digital to encourage children to get online and learn about all things Bard thanks to a new interactive partnership for Shakespeare Week 2017. Mission Shakespeare is a new learning educational site launched to take learning of the life and works of William Shakespeare outside the classroom and introduce primary school children..

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Book Chapters / An Arts-Informed Qualitative Research Synthesis into Clinical Improvisation in Music Therapy: Researcher Reflections

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Authors: Katherine Wimpenny (Co-lead Research, DMLL, CU) and Anthony Meadows (Associate Professor of Music Shenandoah University, US). In this case study, we profile, synthesize, and represent qualitative research regarding the ways music therapists engage in, and make meaning from, clinical improvisation. We share the synthesis process. We highlight how qualitative research synthesis was used to..

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Blog : Drama activities for Health and Wellbeing: Looking back and looking forward / Part 3

5th December 2016

The Arts Gymnasium is an innovative research project which uses theatre and drama activities to contribute to the quality of life and positive well-being of people living in Coventry. It addresses the difficult question of how can drama and the arts make a positive impact on people’s lives. It is work in partnership between the..

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Blog : Drama activities for Health and Wellbeing: Looking back and looking forward / Part 2

27th November 2016

The Arts Gymnasium is an innovative research project which uses theatre and drama activities to contribute to the quality of life and positive well-being of people living in Coventry. It addresses the difficult question of how can drama and the arts make a positive impact on people’s lives. It is work in partnership between the..

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Blog : Arts Gymnasium: A project which aims to use theatre, drama and arts based activities to raise general levels of health and well-being

4th November 2016

Earlier in October we celebrated the launch of the Arts Gymnasium project. The project, supported by the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation, is work in partnership between the Belgrade Theatre, Age UK Coventry and Coventry University. The project uses theatre and arts activities to contribute to the quality of life and positive well-being of people living in..

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Project : We Have A Situation: Coventry!

4th November 2016

Overview We Have A Situation:Coventry! is a DMLL project involving Helen Varley Jamieson, a media artist, playwright, performer, director and producer and the ‘International Artist in Residence’ 2016, in the Faculty of Arts & Humanities (FAH), at Coventry University from November 17 – 24th. During the residency period, coordinated by Rachelle Vader Knowles, Helen led..

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Project : Curious Oddities

2nd November 2016

Overview Curious Oddities explored students’ self-representation through creative arts pedagogy. Under the facilitation of Tom Ellis, a Birmingham-based Artist; students from across campus were asked to create imaginative and curious 3D sculptures. These natural, personal and unconventional creative forms of representation offered induction students opportunity to reflect upon their ideas and values as they started..

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