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Art for Comfort: Art for Connection
Team members: Linden Yin Choi (SFU Community Capacity Building Program)
My project is a direct response to the mental health crisis and experience of isolation created by the Covid-19 pandemic. “Art for Comfort : Art for Connection” will invite participants to explore comfort as a means to connect with their own inner resources and coping skills, as well as an opportunity to connect with each other in community.
Through a series of workshops, I will engage the community to create a virtual quilt. Using textiles and other art materials, people will work on their own personal 6” x 6” square that communicates for them an idea or experience of comfort. After the workshops are over, participants may donate the physical piece or send a digital copy of their art to me, and the submissions will be “sewn” into a digital quilt, which will be displayed online. The quilt will hold the community’s memories, hopes and dreams. Visitors to the website can view the quilt and read the stories provided by the participants. The subject of these stories will be of the participants’ choosing, but the focus will be on “connection and comfort”. A goal of the workshop will be to help people connect to, and express, their story in a way they find meaningful.
Trout Lake Community Centre, Holly Keen Goldes Expressive Arts Therapy, Lakeview Long Term Care Home
What would you do with $3,000?
Up to $30,000* is available to fund SFU students who want to work with community partners to create meaningful impact.
Maybe you’re working on an existing idea for a class you’re taking, through a student club or another organization, or maybe you just have an amazing idea that keeps you up at night.... Whatever it is, we want to hear from you!
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