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Group Therapy: Mental Distress in a Digital Age — An Arts Based Case Study in Critical Digital Health

V Bartlett

Published : 2018

Abstract

This paper proposes that creative research from art and design can play a role in supporting the developing discourse of critical digital health studies. It uses a case study exhibition of digital artworks and objects that I curated called Group Therapy: Mental Distress in a Digital Age to make this argument on two counts. Firstly, it asserts that aesthetic experience is increasingly recognised as a site for producing transformative knowledge that can leverage real world impact and support wellbeing. Secondly, it suggests that experimental psychosocial approaches to curatorial practice deployed in the making of this exhibition, afford unique aesthetically driven evidence-based insights into ..

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