Week 11 Mind Map: Art-based Health Promotion - Coggle Diagram
Week 11 Mind Map: Art-based Health Promotion
Reflections from the Create Hope campaign organizers highlight the politicization of health as a main theme that emerged from the program.
3.2 Successful health promotion campaigns cannot ignore socio-political context and its impact on health
3.2.2 interventions must be adaptable
3.2.1 need to centre experiences and voices of affected peoples while also being responsive and sensitive to current events
3.3 Self reflection is an important tool for addressing politicization of health from the bottom-up
3.3.1 organizers need to understand social location and how various lived experiences shape the program - only then can they try to do the same for others and wider structural/systemic issues
3.3.2 if everyone were to self-reflect on a regular basis, the world would be a much better place - especially when it comes to health and wellbeing - need to instill this in society
3.1 The pandemic highlighted health disparities among Indigenous Canadians, including blatant racism throughout the healthcare system
3.1.1 In Plain Sight Report
3.1.2 highlights the interconnectedness of social and health systems as well as the impact on health of equity-deserving populations
Documentary filmmaking should be recognized as a research process rather than just a research output.
5.2 Fitzgerald et al. (2020) use it as a research methodology to better understand the lived experiences of graduate teachers in Australia
5.2.1 looking at influences on teacher retention through long-term immersion (12 months) - ethnographic component here
5.2.2 video journalling to take in-depth look at lived experience - could be really useful for health research
5.3 It is up to the incoming and future generations of researchers to legitimize it as a research process / methodology - the foundation is there
5.3.1 Methodology needs to be refined
5.3.2 bringing it into research and policy circles
5.1 Documentary filmmaking can be thought of as visual ethnography
5.1.1 emphasis on humanism, collaboration and long-term immersion
5.1.2 both identify question to explore, rigorous planning of design/methods, similar data collection techniques, etc.
Health promotion campaigns should take a decolonization approach to maximize impact and meaningfulness under current societal dynamics.
4.2 Working alongside communities impacted by issue at hand, rather than simply working 'for' them
4.2.1 building meaningful and mutual relationships
4.2.2 truly understanding the colonial history underlying their social conditions - this happens through dialogue and reflexivity
4.3 Reflecting on healing journeys proved to be a useful tool for Create Hope campaign organizers
4.3.1 Remembering to stay connected to the land
4.3.2 Using art as coping and resilience strategy
4.1 Important to question western ways of knowing and doing
4.1.1 creating own understanding of how your experiences shape knowledge and how knowledge shapes experiences - not relying on what you've been taught traditionally
4.1.2 Can be difficult to approach when framed this way - seems to ambiguous for some
Art-based initiatives are a newly emerging health promotion strategy that increases community engagement and participation.
1.2 Best understood through the socio-ecological model of health
1.2.1 Recognizing that individual health is complex and influenced by social environment
1.2.2 Being conscious of social conditions and how these impact health and wellbeing
1.3 Moving away from individualized emphasis on empowerment and self-efficacy toward community participatory approach.
1.3.1 Individual focus fails to recognize impact of colonialism that can inform health strategy
1.3.2 Emphasis on relational power
1.1 Can be impactful in fostering community resilience and increasing ability to minimize impact of traumatic events
1.1.1 COVID-19 pandemic as prime example
1.1.2 Using engaging and participatory tools such as art to centre experiences of communities - recognizing lived experiences that may differ from other locales (e.g., some communities more impacted from pandemic)
The Create Hope campaign is a grassroots led art-based health promotion campaign that sought to inspire dialogue regarding the importance of hope during the pandemic.
2.2 Four phases that involved collection of 30 art pieces and concluded with the painting of a physical mural
2.2.1 Digital collage to bring together experiences and stories while unifying under the idea of hope
2.2.2 Great way to engage multiple different age groups, foster a sense of community during challenging time
2.3 Designed to make people think about the social context in which they are currently living, to appreciate the unique experiences of their community, and to harness these feelings and experiences into hope for the future
2.3.1 Authors point out that COVID-19 gave the world a brief moment to take a step back and reflect on critical aspects of our society that contribute to health and wellbeing (e.g., BLM highlighted impact of racism on BIPOC health)
2.3.2 Neoliberalism theme emerges again here - this time, art-based methods used as a tool to fight against ideological impact
2.1 Partnership between Bridge for Health Co-op and Dundas West Open Air Public Museum allowed each organization to draw from each other's strengths
2.1.1 Bridge for Health is a Vancouver-based co-op that uses a community-based model to promote health and wellbeing
2.1.2 Dundas West Open Air Public Museum is a community-driven program focused on mural art sharing art and history of diverse communities in the area