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  • 2019 Using art

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Creative outputs engage the public and can be used to share research. This paper reports on public engagement activities that were part of the research project Dementia and Imagination (D&I). We found that artwork and creative activities effectively engaged a range of audiences and challenged negative ideas about dementia. For the project team, public engagement developed relationships with collaborators and connected the research to different community settings, influencing future programmes of work. Further work could explore public engagement in diverse settings to assess which approaches are effective in maximising research value and wider community benefit.

Keywords

  • Visual arts, Dementia, Psychology, Public Health, Inter-disciplinary research
Original languageEnglish
JournalArts & Health
Early online date9 May 2019
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Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 9 May 2019
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