Catch The Light

Catch The Light is an annual lantern procession project (since 2003) at Southwick primary school in Sunderland.  In recent years, a large proportion of the local housing stock has been demolished, displacing hundreds of people and splitting up extended families that had for generations lived near to each other. The Read more…

Roots and Wings

Roots and Wings is a community arts in health and education project now in its ninth year, based in a primary school in Chickenley, a socio-economically deprived ‘sink estate’ on the outskirts of Dewsbury, West Yorkshire. At the core of Roots and Wings is the art room, a space run Read more…

The Tilery Chronicles

The aim of this project at Tilery primary in Stockton-on-Tees has been to establish a research-guided community arts and health initiative for the promotion of emotional literacy and emotional health amongst children and the local community of St. Ann’s, (which is increasingly diverse in its ethnic composition). In 2008 a Read more…

The Art of Medicine

CMH staff have been regular contributors to an occasional series of essays in The Lancet on ‘the art of medicine’.    November 2010 sees the publication of an essay jointly authored by the Centre’s directors which reflects upon the idea of ‘intimacy’ in relation to clinical practice.   This essay makes use Read more…

The Body and the Arts

The Body and the Arts focuses on the dynamic relation between the body and the arts: the body as inspiration, subject, symbol and medium. Contributors from a variety of academic and artistic disciplines explore this complex and shifting relation across a range of periods, literatures and other art forms, spanning Read more…