WORKSHOP: Immersive Illustrations
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About The Event
Pain and emotions are still rarely understood, and often impossible to see or measure. Using drawing, painting and collage to make these invisible experiences visible enables the indescribable to be shared with others and thereby increases the understanding of another’s subjective experienc. Importantly it also provides the creator with a new perspective on their own experience. Body mapping is an arts-based research tool, which, due to its focus on embodied experience, lends itself to exploration of bodily and psychological feelings and experience. Body mapping involves tracing around a person’s body to create a life-sized outline, which is then filled in via a creative and reflective process, producing an image that reveals aspects of embodied experience.
Led by Sarah Ticho, during this hands-on workshop, you will be guided to create your own, life-sized body map, which visualises and explores experiences of pain and care. You will be led through a series of meditative and creative activities based on the tenets of mindfulness and Positive Psychology during the body mapping process in order to help articulate and visually express experiences of, and methods for coping with every day and out of the ordinary experiences of pain and emotion. You will also be able find more about its adaptation into a virtual reality experience – creating a new paradigm in communication, research and health interventions for pain and mental health conditions.
Sarah Ticho is the Founder of VR healthcare platform, Hatsumi which develops and curates immersive experiences across arts, health and virtual reality technology.
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