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POSTPONED Creative Care is Not an Oxymoron: It's the Future of Art and Health

April 2 lecture
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Thursday, April 02, 2020
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4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
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Dr. Anne Basting, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

What is the unique role of the arts in reimagining how we think about, experience, and deliver health and social services? Theatre Artist/Researcher and MacArthur Fellow Dr. Anne Basting shares stories of her longstanding transdisciplinary work at the intersections of art, dance/movement, theatre, music, visual culture, bioethics, gerontology, and neuroscience. In addition to discussing her 20-plus year career as an artist-scholar whose TimeSlips ( project has occupied the forefront of art engagement and health, Basting will also offer a sneak peek of her forthcoming multi-year collaboration with Duke and in Durham centered on adults living alone with dementia and cognitive disabilities.

Cosponsors: Duke Dance Program, Duke Arts, Duke Theatre Studies, Duke Health Humanities Lab, Franklin Humanities Institute, and Duke Service Learning

Contact: Sarah Wilbur