healthy engagement

  lovely documentation film created by Steven Barker one of Dr Grays staff – it features the exhibition of research our interns on resonate | disseminate have organised at Moray School of Art In September 2017 Resonate Disseminate recruited three students from Moray School of art to become interns on the project. Their aims were…

deeds not words

In September 2017 Resonate Disseminate recruited MURIEL HUGHES, SADIE STODDART and KIM WELCH, three students from Moray School of Art, to become interns on the project. Their aims were to help out as much as they could, learn what engagement really was, shadow the artists, document their time at the sites, and come up with their own strategies for artistic engagement….

outside in the field

A little trailer from Outside in the Field, an interview with influential arts therapist Joyce Laing OBE who is our leading authority on “Art Extraordinary” or Outsider Art in Scotland. The full film will be shown at a series of screenings celebrating Scotland’s Extraordinary Art and the history of Scottish Art Therapy across both hospital…

snow is falling all around me

Over the past 6 months, the Resonate:Dissminate team of artists, Mike Inglis, Graeme Roger have been working with the staff of Inverurie hospital and some amazing members of the local community to create a series of art projects across the site. The first of these exciting projects  was launched on a very snowy Thursday 30th November…

good medicine and great practice at dr grays

Catrin Jeans our associate artist spent time in the General Medicine and ACE Unit (formerly Ward 7) chatting to staff, patients and their family, exploring how as an artist she can make an impact. The Senior Charge Nurse Sara-Jane is very pro-active and really embraced the possibilities of having an artist working with her. It’s…

epic film poem featuring dr gray’s fantastic staff

Over the past 6 months, the Resonate:Dissminate team of artists, Mike Inglis, Graeme Roger and Catrin Jeans,  have been working with the staff of Dr Grays hospital in Elgin to create a series of art projects across the site. The first of these exciting projects  was launched on Friday 3rd November with a public screening…

new kids on the block

Exciting times for GHAT resonate | disseminate as the artist team swells from 3 to 6 with the arrival of our 3 new interns from Moray School of Art. So a big welcome to Kim, Sadie and Muriel who will be part of the team for the next few months. Over the duration of this…

a brush with success at inverurie

after a great meeting in glasgow this week with rachel millar I’m happy to reveal our next exciting collaboration project for the hospital at inverurie. rachel will work along side the mens shed to produce bespoke hand made signage for the hospitals more public areas in keeping with the signage which used to be found…

crafty creatives elgin: aerial photography collaboration flying high

As part of the Resonate | Disseminate project we have been meeting staff and encouraging dialogue about what creative collaborations are possible with the project artists.  Steven Barker is a porter at Dr Grays Hospital in Elgin and also runs a fully licenced aerial filming company UAS Services.  His initial idea is to film a number of NHS…

inverurie community portraits

As part of our upcoming Inverurie Hospital projection event Graeme and I spent the day at the local library capturing video portraits of this vibrant wee town’s friendly community. “Friends of Inverurie Hospital” also set up a stall nearby at the Saturday farmers market where they set about raising funds to help with another “secret”…

creative Lab | shared research space at dr Grays coming soon

  With the generous help of Brydie we have established a toe hold in a corner of ward 10 securing access to an artist studio and we are just about to begin the process of furnishing it and then extending the shared space ethos to core staff. The space is effectively the sun room off…

dr gray’s multi faith chaplaincy project – collaborations afoot

Faith comes in all forms and even non religious people need a quite peaceful space to retreat into when things are difficult and stressful. Dr Grays is lucky to have this kind of space and huge potential to engage different sections of the community through their individual belief systems. This shared space and its identity is…