A Culture of Care: How Creative Practice is Taking on the Major Social Challenges of Our Time

Summit: ldn20


Length: 10:43

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This talk is presented by

Victoria Hume - Director, Culture Health & Wellbeing Alliance

Victoria Hume is Director of the Culture, Health & Wellbeing Alliance. She has a background as a composer, researcher and project manager specialising in culture, health and wellbeing, and was an arts manager for the NHS for 15 years. From 2010-2013 she was chair of London Arts in Health Forum and was the founding chair for the National Alliance for Arts, Health & Wellbeing in 2012. She is also a Research Associate in the medical humanities at WiSER (University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg), helping to support the Medical & Health Humanities Africa Network, and establishing a new module in hospital-based performance for the university's division of music. In 2017 she received a distinction for a Masters in Music and Health Communication focused on hospital-induced delirium. She continues to write and release music through Lost Map Records, based on the Isle of Eigg.