17 December 2018: Say AAHH #2: “Nothing about us without us!”: Radical participation and arts-based methods in health research 17:00-18:30 Spui 25 Spui 25 Amsterdam

17 December 2018: Say AAHH #2: “Nothing about us without us!”: Radical participation and arts-based methods in health research 17:00-18:30 Spui 25 Spui 25 Amsterdam

17 December:
Say AAHH #2: “Nothing about us without us!”: Radical participation and arts-based methods in health research

17:00-18:30

Spui 25
Spui 25
Amsterdam

“Nothing about us without us!” Radical participation and arts-based methods in health research

The carer and the cared-for, the healer and the sick, doctor and patient: one has historically been seen as invested with the knowledge and often the power, the other as taking on a passive role. But the focus is shifting. As bridges between the humanities, the arts and medical research connect and inform each discipline, disrupting traditional hierarchies and blazing a trail towards participation and inclusion.

 

This evening we discuss how arts-based and creative methods in participatory action research can question exclusionary understandings of legitimate medical knowledge, question oppressive medical hierarchies, and disrupt the patient-researcher binary. The following brief lectures will invite a roundtable and audience members to subsequent debate: 

 

KLIK. Photovoice and photography in community health promotion with children, by Tineke Abma and Janine Schrijver

Negotiating health. Intersections of ethnicity and gender in precarious work, by Saskia Duijs

Participatory art-based health research with unemployed people: lived experiences as legitimate knowledge, by Barbara Groot-Sluijsmans.

“Say AAHH!”
This event is part of “Say AAHH!”: 9 evenings on Arts And the Health Humanities organised by ARIAS & SPUI25, convened by Erin La Cour and Maaike Muntinga.

 

What does it mean to be healthy? How can we promote better practices of wellbeing and care? In what ways can the arts and new technology challenge stigmas about mental and physical health? These are but a few of the questions the new Arts And Health Humanities series “Say AAHH!” will address in a series of nine sessions from November 2018 – May 2019.

 

 

Forthcoming events: more information coming soon!

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#5 28 February
#6 14 March
#7 28 March
#8 18 April
#9 2 May 

Registration

You can sign up for this program for free. If you subscribe for the program we count on your presence. If you are unable to attend, please let us know via spui25@uva.nl | T: +31 (0)20 525 8142.