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JESSICA KINGSLEY PUBLISHERS

Art-Making with Refugees and Survivors: Creative and Transformative Resp

ISBN: 9781785922381

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This book explores how creativity and the expressive arts can be therapeutic for refugees and survivors of natural disasters, poverty, war, pandemic and genocide.    
 
Artists and therapists behind group art projects worldwide reveal how art enables people to come together, find their voices and learn how to narrate their stories after traumatic experiences. They offer insight into the challenges they encountered and explain the theory, curricula and practice of their approaches. The case studies reflect a wide range of projects, including work with survivors of the HIV/AIDS pandemic in South Africa, Syrian war refugees in Jordan and survivors of the tsunami in Sri Lanka.
 
Market: Art therapists and students of art therapy. Also of interest to artists, community/social workers, other therapists, international developers, public health workers, NGOs and grass roots activists.