Reflecting Value Ep 3: Whose safe spaces?

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Reflecting Value Ep 3: Whose safe spaces?

By Centre for Cultural Value

SUMMARY

What barriers to access are we creating when we bring culture, health and research together? And how do we enable a diverse range of people to fully participate in cultural programmes designed to address health and wellbeing needs?

When you take a closer look at who participates in culture, health and wellbeing research projects you’ll see that similar kinds of people are represented time and time again. So, what barriers to access are we creating when we bring culture, health and research together? And what can we do to enable a diverse range of people to fully participate in cultural programmes designed to address health and wellbeing needs?

Please note, this episode features a discussion about hate crime against a disabled woman. If you want to skip over this, the timings are as follows: [15:22 – 15:50]

Host
Dr Robyn Dowlen

Guests

  • The Culture Box team (Professor Victoria Tischler, Dr Hannah Zeilig and Dr Errol Francis) on the role of culture in alleviating loneliness and isolation for people living with dementia from Black and Asian communities, and the challenges associated with care homes research. [1:10 – 8:54]
  • Grace Quantock on the barriers research creates for those holding multiple marginalized identities. [9:44 - 19:44]
  • Tamsin Cook and Anne Collins (Mafwa Theatre) on co-creating theatre with women with a range of migration circumstances who are living in Leeds. [20:30 - 31:54]

Resources

Audio credits: To&Fro in collaboration with Verity Watts at Chapel FM. To&Fro was created by 'The strong and powerful ladies of LS9 7SG'

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Reflecting Value was co-produced by Dr. Robyn Dowlen and Mikey Nissenbaum
Artwork by Mikey Nissenbaum
Published: 2021
Resource type: Podcasts