Arts, Culture and the Creative Industries

Cultural Industries and Creative Practice

This group of projects focuses on the impact of Covid 19 on the Creative and Cultural Industries or on creative practice and creative responses to the pandemic.

Creative Participation, Community Engagement, Health and Wellbeing

This group of projects focuses on the impact of creative and cultural engagement/organisations on different community groups during the pandemic, including projects that focus on arts and health.

Cultural Industries and Creative Practice

Digital Theatre Transformation: A Case Study and Digital Toolkit for Small to Mid-Scale Theatres in England
Professor Pascale Aebischer – University of Exeter

COVID-19: Widening access to arts and culture through video streaming
Dr Richard Misek – University of Kent

The New Real – Trust And Acceptance In Networked, Online Experiences To Enable And Support Post-COVID19 Recovery
Dr Drew Hemment – University of Edinburgh

Museums, Crisis and Covid-19: Vitality and Vulnerabilities
Professor Elizabeth Crooke – University of Ulster

UK Museums during the COVID-19 crisis: Assessing risk, closure, and resilience
Professor Fiona Candlin – Birkbeck College, University of London

UK Literary Heritage Sites and Covid-19: measuring impact, enhancing resilience, and learning lessons – Dr David Rudrum

Digital footprints and search pathways: working with National Collections in Scotland during Covid19 lockdown to design future online provision
Professor Gobinda Gopal Chowdhury – University of Strathclyde

Visitor Interaction and Machine Curation in the Virtual Liverpool Biennial
Dr Leonardo Impett 

Making it FAIR: understanding the lockdown ‘digital divide’ and the implications for the development of UK digital infrastructures
Professor Julian Richards 

Modelling and Supporting Recovery of the UK’s Experience Economy: Enhancing Audience Resilience and Engagement via Digital Methods
Professor Jane Harris 

The application of motion-capture technology in telematic and virtual dance performance through a framework for long-distance remote communication
Dr Daniel Strutt 

COVID-19: Impacts on the cultural industries and implications for policy
Professor Ben Walmsley 

HEartS Professional: The Health, Economic and Social impact of COVID-19 on PROFESSIONALs in the ARTs
Aaron Williamon 

Outside the box: open-air performance as a pandemic response
Dr Evelyn O’Malley 

Downloading a new normal – privacy, exclusion, and information behaviour in public library digital services use during COVID
Dr David McMenemy 

Online teaching and learning with digitised collections in Higher Education contexts
Dr Catherine Eagleton 

Collaborative Solutions for the Performing Arts: A Telepresence Stage
Professor Paul Sermon 

Performing Leadership Differently: Co-Creating Collective Strategies for Change
Dr Amitabh Shambhu Rai 

Responding to and modelling the impact of COVID-19 for Sheffields cultural ecology – a case study of impact and recovery
Professor Vanessa Toulmin 

Re-Inventing the Live Arts Event with Local Arts Communities: Covid 19 Sarah Pogoda

Creative Participation, Community Engagement, Health and Wellbeing

Distanced Arts: Investigating the design, delivery, and impacts of Entelechy Arts’ Staying Connected Programme
Dr Janelle Jones 

Far Apart UK: Looking beyond lockdown to understand how UK arts organisations can continue to support young people’s wellbeing during COVID-19
Professor Paul Heritage 

Creative Doodle Book: Developing Inclusive Community Arts Engagement during Physical Distancing
Professor Matthew Reason 

Walking Publics/Walking Arts: walking, wellbeing and community during Covid-19
Professor Deirdre Heddon 

Nature’s Way: Co-Creating Methods for Innovating Nature-based Solutions for Public Health and Green Recovery in a Post-COVID World
Dr Qian Sun 

Poets Respond to Covid-19:  Collaborative UK and International Poetry Project
Professor Anthony Caleshu 

Scottish Public Libraries and their role in community cohesion and resilience during lockdown
Professor Peter Reid 

COVID-19 CARE: Culture and the Arts, from Restriction to Enhancement: Protecting Mental Health in the Liverpool City Region
Professor Josie Billington 

Optimising cultural provision to improve older people’s wellbeing through social prescribing in the context of COVID-19: Realist review and evaluation
Dr Kamal Ram Mahtani 

Social Distancing and Reimagining City Life: Performative strategies and practices for response and recovery in and beyond lockdown
Dr Patrick Duggan 

Using multisensory culture boxes to promote public health guidance and to support the wellbeing of people with dementia in care homes
Professor Victoria Tischler 

Combating Social Isolation through Creative and Community Engagement: COVID and beyond (Community COVID)
Professor Helen Chatterjee 

Brain Waves: Accessing creative cultural activity for people living with brain injury through and beyond the Covid-19 pandemic
Professor Carmine M. Pariante