ApArt – A Community Based Therapeutic Arts Intervention

Recently, Paisley’s marvellous STAR Project completed a 9-month long, seasons inspired, arts based therapeutic intervention; ApArt. Funded by Inspiring Scotland Creative Communities Fund, the project supported community members to address feelings of anxiety relating to the COVID 19 lockdown alongside issues around loss of connection and uneasiness regarding re-entry into the social world.

With guidance from artist Rachel Mimiec, community members were able to discover, reignite and give full reign to their creativity, a process which had a range of benefits both individually and collectively…

They also made this super film about their collaboration… Take a minute to take a look:

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