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arthur+martha CIC

arthurmartha is an arts organisation that helps marginalised people (particularly older people) find their creative voice and celebrate their lives. We combine passionate commitment to artistic excellence with running projects that have positive health and social outcomes. Project directors Lois Blackburn and Philip Davenport have a combined 18 years of work in the arts and health field. We have collaborated with Invest to Save medical researchers who endorse the effect our work has on well-being.

Creative Genre

  • Design: Graphic design, Product design, Other
  • Film and Video: Documentary, Shorts
  • Media Arts: Photography, Web design
  • Music and sound art: Sound art
  • Visual art: 3D, Drawing, Illustration, Installation, Mixed media, Painting, Print, Public art, Sculpture, Other
  • Words: Performance poetry, Poetry, Short stories, Other
  • Additional work: Disability Arts, Disability Arts, Participatory Arts, Participatory Arts

Work Undertaken

  • Commission
  • Exhibitions
  • Workshops
  • Project Manage

Work in Education

  • Regeneration



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