Emma Ainsley, artist, and John Phillips, musician, will be exploring the Physicality of Creativity with people living in care homes and in the community of Orkney, thanks to £18,871 of National Lottery funding
“Creativity can be defined as the ability to produce original and relevant ideas in a given context, to solve a problem or improve a situation. It is a key skill for adapting to change or provoking it.” Alizée Lopez-Persem, researcher in cognitive neuroscience at the Institut de Cerveau (PARIS BRAIN INSTITUTE).
“Now I find myself in a place where I must relearn to control my thoughts and sudden impulses, all whilst being careful not to constrict my creativity.”
The Witch Experience runs from January through to March 2022, during which time participants will take part in several creative activities where they gradually get to develop a historical character.
The findings of the survey will influence the development of the Islands Growth Deal’s ‘Creative Islands Wellbeing Programme
Children, young people, policy makers and anyone with an interest in children and young people’s rights are invited to join the conversation at UNCON 3.0
“In the Literary Pilgrimage project, we put out posters with texts by Orkney writers along the 55 mile pilgrimage route. The locations are chosen so that they fit with the text, and what you can see from there.”
“I realise that my use of punctuation is a bit wayward.”
“This song started running around my head the day after Prine died, as I was doing laundry. It stayed with me through the dryer cycle, and I moved from my head to a notebook about ten minutes later.”
“Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy” (Beethoven)