We are a collective of health policy makers, strategists, designers and artists, and most importantly, health storytellers.
We bridge the worlds of the health and social good sector with the creative industry, to produce thoughtful experiences that heal, unite and transform futures. We Make Healing Trend.
Public art and culture brings people together from all walks of life. It is an accessible way to approach challenging topics.
Public Health problems are complex, can be embarrassing, shameful or even taboo, keeping us isolated and apart.
It proceeds to open tough discussions in a proactive and thought-provoking way.
To be a global leader in transformative storytelling, where creative expression, experience design and intentional contribution drives a proactively learning culture, system, and sustainable development.
To destigmatize and celebrate our humanity, by activating cultural engagement and public health innovation that heal, unite, and transform futures.
We offer curation services specializing in public health and sensitive health issues, using knowledge mobilization (from research-to-public) and participatory engagement.
We train creatives of all disciplines on how to collaborate with health story-tellers, to create a transformative experience when telling complex and sensitive health stories.
We offer PR consultation for institutions on creating health promotion engagement experiences that are equitable, inclusive, informative and transformative.
We train health story-tellers: researchers, health & social service providers, those with lived experience, policy-makers, etc., on our knowledge mobilization and participatory methods of story-telling.
We offer matching services for institutions looking for a creative story-telling team skilled at creating equitable, participatory engagement.
We offer matching services between health story-tellers and creatives on creative presentation opportunities for sensitive health topics.
We are all going to die, so why not talk about it? ‘Dying.’ an event series, explores death through the lens of design and art, running during the DesignTO Festival.
Bringing together perspectives from families, caregivers, clinicians, and research to spark public conversation through community creation and interactive experiences. The series invites us to think about our relationship with death and dying as an individual, a member of a family, social network and as a human being in society. Let’s get comfortable with the uncomfortable and start talking about what truly matters.
Dying. is returning to DesignTO for its 3rd year on January 2021 - Subscribe to our newsletter and visit the official Dying. Festival website to stay updated!
Background Image: Dying. 2020 FestivalDying. Festival Website
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