Creative Arts in Interdisciplinary Practice Inquiries for Hope and Change


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Creative Arts in Research and Action for Community Change

Community Based Research, Collaborating for Change
Collaborating to Tell the Stories of Homelessness in Toronto

Izumi Sakamoto, Matthew Chin, Cyndy Baskin

The Voice of the Artist Researcher, Homelessness in Toronto
Writing Toward Homelessness, An Artist/Researcher's Reflections

Nancy Viva Davis Halifax

Engaging Neighbours, Transforming Toxic Realities
Community Environmental Forum Theatre to Promote Environmental Justice

John Sullivan

From the field
Photography and Theatre in HIV Research

Javier Mignone, Carla Pindera, Jennifer Davis, Paula Migliardi, Carol D.H. Harvey

Our Voice through Pictures, Mother and Daughter
The Story of a Community based Latina Mother and Daughter Photovoice Intervention

Carolyn Garcia, Sandi Lindgren

Cultural Art and Performance in Communicating and Addressing Health
Disparities in Our Community
A Community Based Participatory Approach with Arts as a translational Bridge to Knowledge

Olga Idriss Davis


Performance in Health, Embodied Understandings

Revealed by Fire
A Story of Grief, Dance and Transformation

Lata Pada

Dramatizing the Data, Ethnodramas about Health and Illness
Staging Human Vulnerabiility, Fragility and Resiliency

Johnny Saldana

Moving Toward Kinaesthetic Understandings of Illness in Healthcare

April Nunes Tucker, Amanda Price

Mining the Depths: Performing Stories of Home and Homelessness
Creating the Space for Deep Listening and Understanding

Ian Prinsloo, Jessie Negropontes, Sarada Eastham, Christine Walsh, Gayle Rutherford


Creative Arts in Action and Practice Special Populations

Self Expression, Identity, Community

Encouraging Citizenship for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities
Creative Self-Exprssion and Community Media Arts

Lorna R. Boschman

"Rapping from the Inside Out", Music therapy and "Rap" for Self Expression with an Individual Diagnosed with Schizophrenia: A Case Study

Anthony DiGiacomo

From the Field
Music and Songwriting for Closure at End-of Life

Amy Clements-Cortes

Community, Hope and Transformation for a Hard of Hearing Student

Theresa Webber, George Belliveau, Graham W. Lea


Narrative and Story

To be Human with other Humans
A Caregiver's Narrative

Susan K. MacRae

From the Field
Creative New Directions in Dietetics Research and Education, A voice for Change

Catherine Morley

Mapping Resiliency: Building Bridges Toward the Future in Dietetics
An Experiential Arts Based Narrative Inquiry

Jacqui Gingras, Jennifer Atkins

From the Field
The Convergence of Expressive Art and Community Based Cancer Education

Melany Cueva

Creating a Place for the Arts in Healthcare Management Education

Sherry Fontaine

Narrative and Honouring the Patient's Voice in Health Professional Education

Seema Shah

From the Field
Digital Storytelling in the Social Work Classroom

Christine Walsh

Digital Stories and Experiential Learning
Teaching Medical Students about Patients as Educators

Kim A. Bullock, Kathleen McNamara, Donna Cameron

From the Field
Sharing the Voices of our Elders through Digital Story

Patti Fraser

My Mother's Body: An Autoethnographical Story
A Story of Grieving, Remembering and Touch

John J. Guiiney Yallop

Paying Tribute to Caregivers through Arts Informed Research
Arts Informed Research as a Path to Hope and Change

Ardra Cole, Maura McIntyre


Interdisciplinary Art Practice for Personal and Community Healing

Collaborative Live Art and the Transformation of Displacement

Devora Neumark


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