Last summer, CoolTan Arts were lucky enough to have been invited to take part in an exciting digital learning research initiative in partnership with Tavistock Institute of Human Relations here in the UK, as well as in collaboration with an EU-wide consortium of research partners based in Italy, Spain, Belgium & Sweden.
The aim of the project was to develop an online educational interactive Role-Playing Game called Social PlaNet, for adults with previous experience of unemployment, so that they could learn about Social Enterprise – by playing the roles of Social Entrepreneurs as part of a collaborative virtual team. This was … Read More »
Nocturnes Wonder is a project conceived and produced by composer Isa Suarez in partnership with CoolTan Arts and with support from Camberwell Arts and Arts Council England.
Launching at Camberwell Arts Festival 2017 (10-18 June), Nocturnes Wonder is an open invitation to join us on a musical journey that runs through the night.
Image by Nomi©2017
Nocturnes Wonder is a suite of downloadable musical movements produced by composer Isa Suarez about how music can affect our mind, heartbeat and wellbeing.
Combining beatboxing, choral voices, electronic music and orchestral arrangements, Nocturnes Wonder draws out the ways music can affect and reflect our … Read More »
This exhibition explores modern masculinity and how it affects mental health. It features over 20 poetry and visual arts by CoolTan Arts participants, all of whom have lived experience of mental health distress.
1. What made you decide to start volunteering here?
I was looking to volunteer where I could make use of my hobbies of Photography and Adobe Photoshop. Looking on the Do-It website I found CoolTan Arts who were looking for volunteers with these interests, so I decided to give it a try.
2. What is an average day like volunteering at CoolTan?
Since I’ve started volunteering at Cooltan I have been involved in a few different projects. When I first joined the book and exhibition about the history of CoolTan Arts: A Trip Down Memory Lane was being put together, which I immediately … Read More »