What is the role of care in art making today? How would you describe artistic labour in the Arts and Health field? Thank you Artswok for this opportunity to share my views and Xijie for your thoughtful writing! Link to Article
Author: Michael Tan Koon Boon
Dying Matters Premieres
“A moving, engaging and thought-provoking hour” “how important it is to share these sorts of experiences, to talk about dying death and bereavement, and that this talk can be done in a variety of ways” When is a right time for us to think about our preferences for end of life care and talk about… Continue reading Dying Matters Premieres
Selected for the first cohort of the GROW Mental Health Researcher Development Programme
Thrilled to be selected to be in the first cohort of the GROW Mental Health Researcher development Programme ! Looking forward to the company and exchanges!
Arts and Ageing Circle 2021
Delighted to be invited to moderate this meaningful event! Looking forward to the conversations and discussions on 16 Sept 2021!
Excited to be speaking about ‘Caring Consciousness: Reflections and Considerations towards a Care-ful Arts-Health Practice’ at this upcoming event
Exciting funded PhD opportunities at Lab4Living, UK
Exciting funded PhD opportunities at Lab4Living, UK led by colleagues and myself. For more information:https://www.findaphd.com/phds/?Keywords=lab4livingApplication Deadline: 9 Oct 2020Expected Start Date: 1 Feb 2021About Lab4LivingLab4Living is trans-disciplinary community of researchers in art, design, healthcare and other creative practices. We work together to address real world issues that impact on health and wellbeing, developing products, services… Continue reading Exciting funded PhD opportunities at Lab4Living, UK
Artshealthrepository.sg is now live!
I am delighted to share that Arts and Health Singapore Repository (AHSR) the first ever online database Charting Arts and Health Development in Singapore is now live! Visit us: https://www.artshealthrepository.sg/ The Arts and Health Singapore Repository (AHSR) builds on initial research undertaken by a team of researchers from Nanyang Technological University, School of Art, Design, and… Continue reading Artshealthrepository.sg is now live!
Arts, Ageing and Wellbeing Toolkit in action during Covid-19
Delighted to see the Arts, Ageing and Wellbeing Toolkit going places and in action during Covid-19 Media Mentions/ Features of the Toolkit Love Your Senior - COVID-19 has changed the way we live. Some more than others. https://www.capitaland.com/international/en/about-capitaland/newsroom/inside/2020/may/love-your-senior.html Examples of the 5 art segments from "Learn Together with Me" (broadcast on MediaCorp Channel 8).… Continue reading Arts, Ageing and Wellbeing Toolkit in action during Covid-19
回艺 (huí yì): Exploring artbased life review to support the relocation process for older adults with dementia in nursing homes DOI: https://doi.org/10.1386/jaah_00011_1 Chaomin, Tan & Michael Koon Boon, Tan Relocation to a nursing home can be a highly stressful process for older adults with dementia, yet programmes to support them are limited. This study developed an… Continue reading New Article
Arts, Ageing and Wellbeing Toolkit Launch
Fresh from the Oven! Am very happy and excited to share the Arts, Ageing and Wellbeing Toolkit! This Toolkit features eight arts-based activities and caters to a wide range of Community Care clients. It was developed in collaboration with Nanyang Technological University and features contributions from their Master of Science (Applied Gerontology) students. Activities are… Continue reading Arts, Ageing and Wellbeing Toolkit Launch