Vision

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OUR VISION: PLACING THE ARTS AT THE HEART OF THE SUBSTANCE MISUSE & RECOVERY AGENDA THROUGH CULTURAL EXCHANGE AND CHANGE.

Community

– connect & build recovery in communities
– facilitate artist & community opportunity to co-create new artworks
– support community cultural asset development
– contribute towards a cultural identity
– the bigger picture

Lifelong Learning

– increase access to cultural opportunity & creative ways to learn
– provide social reintegration – bridge to normal living opportunity
– support alternative paths to future education, employment & volunteering
– improve health & wellbeing by quality participation in the arts

Research

– ongoing mapping of what’s out there
– promote interdisciplinary working
– work with socially engaged artists who prioritise working with people
– initiate & engage with arts/science approaches to research

Partnerships

– broker new partnerships through artistic & cultural dialogue
– embed & underpin – i can’t – we can together – philosophy in diverse collectives

Recoverism & Recoverists

– what is that?
– where are we going?
– how can we become involved?