|Creative Facilitator in the Institute for Medical Humanities||CB1022, Confluence Building (1st floor), Lower Mountjoy, Durham|
I am a facilitator with extensive experience in creative practice, from theatre design to community-based arts in health and education. My current role is a pioneering one: I bring creative practice into the academy as a facilitator for interdisciplinary research projects.
As facilitator for two such projects at Durham University (Hearing the Voice and Life of Breath) and for the Institute for Medical Humanities, my work includes convening and running research groups and events and working with researchers and research participants to make creative outputs: as producer/director of short films, participatory theatre pieces, audio pieces and workshops.
Chapter in book
- Raw, A. & Robson, M. (2017). Besieged by Inappropriate Criteria: Arts Organisations Developing Grounded Evaluation Approaches. In Applied Practice: Evidence and Impact in Theatre, Music and Art . Reason,M & Rowe,N Bloomsbury. 7: 123-138.
- Yoeli, Heather, Robson, Mary, McLusky, Sarah & Macnaughton, Jane (2020). Arts as Treatment? Innovation and resistance within an emerging movement. Nordic Journal of Arts, Culture and Health 2(02): 91-106.
- Atkinson, S. & Robson, M. (2012). Arts and health as a practice of liminality: managing the spaces of transformation for social and emotional wellbeing with primary school children. Health & Place 18(6): 1348-1355.