last night a DJ saved my life

Our joint project between arts organisations in Moray has brought the popular silent discos, often seen at festivals and raves, to elderly patients at Dr Gray’s Hospital Elgin. The first of its kind in the area, the project is based upon an idea piloted for dementia patients in Australia, which revealed huge benefits amongst sufferers,…

stars in their eyes in elgin

  We are currently very busy spending august creating a soundtrack for and editing the Dr Gray’s thriller chiller. We wrote and filmed the piece over a busy June and July during one of the hottest spells of weather this year. The staff of Dr Grays truly were the stars of the show helping in…

dr gray’s thriller chiller

  Our Dr Gray’s film project is well under way with staff getting excited about the prospects of their starring roles. During march Graeme and I set up in the canteen and began to gather ideas from staff about the film and what they want it to be. We then recruited Mike Webster a filmmaker…

an extraordinary life

Our film “An extraordinary Life” an interview with influential arts therapist Joyce Laing OBE who is our leading authority on “Art Extraordinary” or Outsider Art in Scotland, premiered at An Extraordinary Gathering. The full film will also be shown at a series of screenings celebrating Scotland’s Extraordinary Art and the history of Scottish Art Therapy…

caring and sharing

As part of dissemination and sharing good practice we ran and co hosted an event with the Stove group in Dumfries. The event was a Public Talk and Discussion in the evening and a preceded by private meeting of the artists from Dumfries and Galloway who are working with hospitals and healthcare and the GHAT…

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…