Vietnamese artist Lena Bui discusses the participatory arts project 'Sacred Water' which took place in 2015 in Kathmandu, Nepal.
Art is a powerful medium for communication and engagement with science. To create a collaborative project that melds art with research creative practitioners and scientists must be brought together, but these individuals may think differently, have different priorities and work in different ways. This account of Genome Adventures, gives a little insight into the process of bringing different disciplines together and the challanges and benefits that result.
Project Report: Art in Global Health: Report and Video giving Insights and Considerations for Future Artist Residenciesby Sian Aggett
In 2013, Art in Global Health set up artist residencies in six Wellcome Trust-funded research centres as a way of teasing out some of the more personal, philosophical, cultural and political dimensions of health research. This exciting project was born out of Wellcome Collection's desire to engage the curious public globally with the health research that the Trust funds - in Kenya, Malawi, South Africa, Thailand, Vietnam and the UK.
A comprehensive guide to theory of change which can be used as a valuable tool for evaluating community engagement projects.
A tookit and guide to participatory methods for collectively visualising and analysing networks for planning and evaluation purposes.
An introduction to the Manchester University (UK) Guide to evaluating engagement.
Migration, health and wellbeing in Southern Africa: Co-produced exhibition captures experiences of LGBTIQ migrants and asylum seekers in Johannesburg and migrant men, women and transgender persons who sell sex in South Africa
A case study of The Vaidya’s Oath project which engaged audiences and school children with antimicrobial resistance.
Case studies and tools for evaluating community engagement activities that engage through the arts.
These recommendations are intended as a tool to help research staff and community representatives expand and deepen existing partnerships, and forge new ones, with the ultimate goal of facilitating effective community engagement in all aspects of clinical trials research.