This moving evening performance featured artists who have turned their experiences of trauma and those of others around the globe into works of art. As intepretive artist, Deborah Koff-Chapin created a series of Touch Drawings during each presenter, translating their content into images. Order signed fine art prints in a range of sizes & prices from $30. via link on each image. Contact Deborah about originals or permission to reproduce.
This event was part of a symposium entitled The Power of the Arts in Trauma Therapy, which was a program of the Expressive Therapies Summit. The evening was was co-sponsored by the Summit and the Creative Arts Therapy Program of The New School. Deborah also gave a masterclass at the Summit.
War-Toys – Brian McCarty
Finding Resilience in the Face of Tragedy – Judith Sloan
Composing Connection: Vicarious Trauma, Empathy & The Power of Music – Jeremy Howard Beck
Unlocking Nine Locks: Transforming Trauma Through Story – Laura Simms