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Posted by Siobhan McDermott, on 25th August
Booking is now open for the International Dementia Conference, being held in Birmingham on 3-4 November 2015. The International Dementia Conference will bring together leading figures from...
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Aug
by Mark Butler
Robert LaPage, the Canadian veteran of large-scale theatre, has staged an intricate spectacle about memory as part of the official Edinburgh Festival...
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Aug
by Mark Butler
Twenty years on, Bill Viola’s video installation, Tiny Deaths, now at Tate Modern, is still a powerfully provocative experience.  How...
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Aug
by Mark Butler
Descension, Anish Kapoor’s current work, nestled in a prime spot within the grounds of Versailles, is a noisy, violent installation in the form...
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Jul
by Mark Butler
“Involving people with dementia” is now a requirement for anything which includes the word dementia in its title.  It is now...
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Jul
by Professor June Andrews
This week the Guardian has highlighted John’s Campaign, http://www.theguardian.com/society/commentisfree/2015/jul/25/johns-campign-dementia-...
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Mar
by Dr Tom Christie
Given the increasing availability of TV and film material across the world, whether delivered to mobile devices or across the Internet, it remains a...

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