CULTIVATING ARTS AND MINDS
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The Artist✼Academic Project is hosted by the Centre for Arts and Social Transformation (CAST) at the University of Auckland. Warm thanks to Helen Sword (project leader), Amy Lewis (researcher and content writer), Selina Tusitala Marsh (artist/iconoclast), Peter O'Connor (CAST Director), and the entire CASTaway team for their many contributions to this project.
Click on the thumbnails below to visit the CAST website and explore other arts-based initiatives led by researchers from our Centre.
The Centre for Arts and Social Transformation (CAST) website
The Centre researches how the arts have the potential to make a more socially just and equitable world through improving the quality of life of all citizens.
Te Rito Toi
Te Rito Toi helps teachers work with children when they first return to school following major traumatic or life changing events. Te Rito Toi provides research informed practical classroom activities and lesson plans.
Writing with Pleasure
If you aspire to write more stylishly, creatively, prolifically, and with greater delight, you’ll find a treasure trove of inspiring resources on these pages created by Helen Sword.
Te Ora Auaha,
Creative Wellbeing Alliance
Te Ora Auaha is a national network for the arts, health and wellbeing, providing resources for professionals using creativity to enhance health and wellbeing.