Asking the Way – Directions and Misdirections in Arts in Health

Mike White’s new essay “Asking the Way – Directions and Misdirections in Arts in Health” was commissioned and published by ixia, the public art think tank. The introduction is below and full text is available here: “Arts in health is at a fork in the road. The hard-paved route, The Empirical Highway, leads to probable damnation Read the full article…

Mike White – All Aglow from the Lantern Parade Conversation

Mike White, Senior Research Fellow in Arts in Health at the Centre for Medical Humanities and St. Chad’s College, Durham, writes: Our Lantern Parade Conversation in January at The Wolfson Research Institute on Durham University’s Queen’s campus brought together a dynamic mix of community artists, academics, arts managers and leading health professionals, with teaching staff Read the full article…

Musings From The Day Room – Mike White Reflects On Chemotherapy, Lanterns, Austerity & Mortality

Mike White‘s diary entry reads: 9th.January. I am up the Northern Centre for Cancer Care this morning for my chemo breakfast, the Special K in my treatment plan.  The day room is furnished like the lobby of a budget hotel with vinyl armchairs in alternate pink and purple. Here 20 or so of us sit Read the full article…

The Lantern Parade: A Conversation (Invitation to participate, 16-17 Jan 2014, Queen’s Campus Durham University)

The Centre for Medical Humanities and The Institute for Advanced Studies, Durham University invite you to join THE LANTERN PARADE A Conversation 16-17 January 2014 Wolfson Research Institute for Health and Wellbeing Queen’s Campus, Stockton-on-Tees The lantern parade is an occasion to view a community in another light. Sometimes it is a one-off event, but Read the full article…