The interest and motivation in much of our work is the 'unknowability' of another persons experience of the world especially if they are unable to communicate using language. Through our work we explore different forms of response and communication using visual art based materials and data.
Research & Dissemination is an evolving area of programming that uses exploratory routes towards understanding and sharing the importance and impact of art in the lives of people who have severe neurological impairments. Between 2012 and 2015, projects will open out this work to others through events, exhibitions and the development of on-line resources.
|Anthology. Project Art Works 1997-2012
The Anthology showcases and celebrates 15 years of Project Art Works' actions and achievements with contributions from writers, academics and critics covering a wide spectrum of ideas that embrace art, social care, video art and the experience of living with neurological impairment.
Project Art Works has an extensive and rich archive of media, documentation and works of art accumulated over fifteen years of project activity. Begun in late 2008, we are currently nearing completion of digitizing all documentation including photographs of projects, workshops, exhibitions and individual works of art as well as an extensive film archive.Read more
|Perceptual Impairment and the Built Environment
Project Art Works has conducted several innovative and investigative projects that focus on how people with complex needs experience built space.
Over some years we have designed bespoke spaces in which to conduct workshops as well as show work. These have been developed in direct response to the impact that particular spaces have on people who have complex needs.Read more
Report: Close to the Wall: Cognitive impairment, access and the built environment.