S2 Ep 4: Learning through crisis
Created in partnership with London Arts and Health
This episode is hosted by Anna Woolf from London Arts and Health who explores the impacts of the pandemic on practitioners and the people they work with. Daniel Regan and Bablu Miah join Anna to reflect on their pandemic experiences, discussing what they will take forwards in their practice and what they will leave in the pre-pandemic world.
- Anna Woolf (London Arts and Health) hosts the conversation focused on changing practice and learning through crisis
- Daniel Regan (Arts Health Hub) on the impacts of Covid-19 on freelance artists and cultural practitioners.
- Bablu Miah (Trapped in Zone One) on how practice with young people changed as a result of the pandemic
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Daniel Regan is a photographic artist and non-profit director in the arts and health sector. His photographic works specialise in exploring complex and difficult emotional experiences, focusing on the transformational impact of arts on mental health, building on his own lived experience. Daniel is also the Founder and Executive Director of the Arts & Health Hub, a not-for-profit organisation that supports artists that work in the arts and health sector. Prior to this he worked for five years in primary care as the director of an arts and wellbeing charity embedded into the NHS.
Anna is London Arts and Health’s Head of Digital, leading on a range of research and digital strategies for members including resources on cultural social prescribing and networking. Anna is currently doing a part time PhD at Royal Central School of Speech and Drama and her project is in collaboration with young people who are experiencing invisible chronic illness. As well as being a freelance lecturer at RCSSD teaching undergraduates applied theatre Anna also freelances as a theatre practitioner and has worked with a range of organisations, including Half Moon Young People’s Theatre, Box Clever Theatre, Talawa Theatre, Peer Productions and C&T Theatre to name but a few.
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