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The Art of Compassion and Imagination

DASH Artistic Director, Mike Layward will present his talk 'Solidarity Not Pity' at the Ignite Imaginations Conference: The Art of Compassion and Imagination, Sheffield.

When:​​​​​​​ Wednesday 8 June 2022, 9:30am - 2:30pm
(plus Community Makers Meeting 3-5pm)

Where: Post Hall Gallery, Sheffield Hallam University, S1 2AY

Free to attend and open to everyone​​​​​​​

Bringing together representatives from research, the creative community, health, voluntary sector and education Ignite Imaginations aim to examine how creativity can open up compassion and common understanding for all of us.

Speakers will delve into how this connection between the imagination and compassion can then guide and aid us in exploring social issues and difficult topics as well as reaching out into our communities. Featuring insightful talks, activities, group discussion and creative workshops.

Free to attend and open to everyone.

This conference is likely to be of special interest to those working in the creative, health, voluntary, research, policy and education sectors with links to the arts.

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The conference is delivered by Ignite Imaginations, supported by Sheffield City Council, Compassionate Sheffield and Sheffield Hallam University