- Format: Hardcover
- ISBN: 978-1-5261-7259-4
- Pages: 248
- Price: £40.00
- Published Date: May 2024
A compilation of case studies illustrating the use of arts, culture and other community assets individuals and communities used to cope and develop resilience during the Covid-19 pandemic, demonstrating valuable lessons that might help us develop resilience in similar future crises.
Introduction - Victoria Tischler and Karen Gray
Part I: Isolation and connection
1 Community COVID: How can community assets redress health inequities? - Rabya Mughal, Linda J. Thomson, Helen J. Chatterjee
2 Together while apart: Interrogating togetherness in the context of COVID-19 and online community arts practice - Matthew Reason
Part II: Places and spaces
3 Just walking: Creative methods towards pedestrian equity - Dee Heddon, Maggie O'Neill, Clare Qualmann, Morag Rose, Harry Wilson
4 Nature's affordances: Challenges and opportunities - Qian Sun, Amy Corcoran, Anna Jorgensen
5 Community resilience and recovery: The 'Restorative Museum' and responses to COVID-19 - Breda Friel, David Farrell-Banks, Philip McDermott
6 'It's OK to be closed': Harnessing the power of nature, enhancing resilience and learning lessons from the literary heritage sector - David Rudrum, Helen Williams
Part III: Lessons for practice
7 Remote cultures: Using arts activities to support staff working with people with dementia in care homes - Chloe Asker, Victoria Tischler, Hannah Zeilig
8 Communicating through COVID: Arts-based approaches to supporting healthcare workers through a pandemic - Suzy Willson, Graham Easton, Sandra Nicholson, Bella Eacott, Eliz Hassan, Pedro Rothstein, Paul Heritage
9 Arts for health's sake: Mapping innovation in arts provision in the Liverpool City Region - Josie Billington, Ekaterina Balabanova, Joanne Worsley, Antonina Anisimovich, Melissa Chapple
Victoria Tischler is Professor of Behavioural Science at the University of Surrey.
Karen Gray is a researcher at the University of Bristol.