Shining light on skills and experience
Acknowledging an individual's skills and experience is empowering and can lead to a deep understanding between people. I will strive to involve participants in each stage of the project so that it becomes a shared endeavour in which participants can find a new creative outlet. Whether it's a community theatre project, an oral history project or an issue lead piece of work, this work triumphs in celebrating each person's contribution.
Residents of a nursing home crafted the magic potion bottles imagined and designed by local school children. The older people's crafting skills and zest to tell a tale, the children's imagination and their eagerness to hear a story made for an abundant shared experience.