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Exploring coping strategies and mental health support systems among female youth in the Northwest Territories using body mapping

ABSTRACT

"The mental health of young women in the Northwest Territories (NWT), Canada, is a critical public health concern; however, there is a dearth of research that examines how this p...

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Body Mapping as a Youth Sexual Health Intervention and Data Collection Tool

Abstract

"In this article, we describe and evaluate body mapping as (a) an arts-based activity within Fostering Open eXpression Among Youth (FOXY), an educational intervention targeting N...

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Cirque Hors Piste: Re-Approaching Community Development through the Arts

"This work is a synthesis of research by Dr. Jennifer Beth Spiegel, Research Fellow, Arts for Social Change Partnership, Simon Fraser University and Concordia University. The work is based on two publ...

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Re-approaching community development through the arts: a ‘critical mixed methods’ study of social circus in Quebec

"Community arts projects have long been used in community development. Nevertheless, despite many liberatory tales that have emerged, scholars caution that well-meaning organizations and artists may i...

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Re-approaching community development through the arts: a ‘critical mixed methods’ study of social circus in Quebec

"Community arts projects have long been used in community development. Nevertheless, despite many liberatory tales that have emerged, scholars caution that well-meaning organizations and artists may i...

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Re-approaching community development through the arts: a ‘critical mixed methods’ study of social circus in Quebec

"Abstract

Community arts projects have long been used in community development. Nevertheless, despite many liberatory tales that have emerged, scholars caution that well-meaning organizat...

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The Radical Stitch: Bead Until Your Fingers Bleed by Sherry Farrell Racette

The Wendy Wersch Memorial Lecture Series is an annual event celebrating the memory of Winnipeg artist Wendy Wersch. Each lecture celebrates women in the visual arts who act as role models for innovative cu...

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ArtBridges/ToileDesArts Evaluation Year 2 Report - Final

Introduction
Founded in 2008, ArtBridges is a hub and forum for connection for anyone interested in or active in community-engaged arts and arts for social change in Canada. ArtBridges informs people...

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ArtBridges/ToileDesArts Evaluation Year 2 Report - Executive Summary

The purpose of the evaluation is to identify:
-The extent to which ArtBridges results in greater connections, knowledge and inspiration for
identified initiatives and if community arts and arts...

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Choreographic Play: Investigating Dynamic Choreographic Engagement with all Bodies

"Choreographic Play: Investigating Dynamic Choreographic Engagement with all Bodies is informed by the burgeoning trend to include multi-ability bodies in the practice of contemporary dance. An import...

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Polymers in Action: Socially Engaged Art and the Environment

"Polymers in Action: Socially Engaged Art and the Environment examines eco-art pedagogies that are emerging in response to the serious issue of plastic waste pollution. Using a combination of collabor...

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Creative Engagement Through the Arts as Health Care for Older People: Potential and Problems Provoked

"Programs that use the arts to engage older people promote health, foster community, and give voice and legacy to participants. Creative practice in health care settings facilitates emotional, mental,...

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