Slowing Down time Workshop

Steve Hollingsworth Slowing Down Time: 9.5.18 Timescapes that suit peoples processing speed Sound is touching at a distance Experiencing time differently 1st Exercise-Erwin Wurm one minute sculptures. All staff to collaborate using the small objects I’ve brought in to create static sculpture of your own bodies balancing or holding some of the objects I’ve brought … Continue reading Slowing Down time Workshop

The learning disability care sector: hanging by a thread

In a guest blog for Nuffield Trust, Jan Tregelles, Chief Executive of Mencap, discusses the issue of payments for ‘sleep-in’ care and says that not reaching an equitable solution on it leaves the sector facing an impossible quandary The first week in November saw fireworks of a different kind for the learning disability sector. After … Continue reading The learning disability care sector: hanging by a thread

Health Improvement Scotland: Artlink/University of Dundee Project, April 2018

Over the last decade key health and social care policies including Statutory Guidance to accompany the Social Care (Self-directed Support) (Scotland) Act 2013 and the Keys to Life 2013 have highlighted the need for practitioners to be more creative. Yet there is little understanding as to how to translate ‘creative’ into social care practice within … Continue reading Health Improvement Scotland: Artlink/University of Dundee Project, April 2018

Laura Aldridge – Frieze

Containers, collaboration and perception BY MATTHEW MCLEAN ‘California wow!’ exhibition view at Tramway, Glasgow, 2015. ‘All my work might be about vessels, the idea that everything is contained by something,’ says Laura Aldridge, standing amid ‘California wow!’, her installation in the former transport shed of Glasgow’s Tramway. The statement is perplexing at first, as there’s … Continue reading Laura Aldridge – Frieze