Your Own Front Door will explore personalisation of space through material approaches. As part of the research stage for a larger interior design project maker Fiona Hermseis spending a day per week over six months exploring craft with inpatients and outpatients in Herdmanflat Hospital. This project is being delivered in partnership with Craft Scotland.
Colin Will (photograph - Carl Gent)
Each ward will be given a new name and distinct visual identity to assist with way finding and to celebrate the beginning of a new era in East Lothian healthcare. Dunbar-based poet Colin Will has been commissioned to work with staff to explore thematic approaches and identify a suite of ward names for the new hospital.
Pop Up Duets - Janis Claxton and Pippa Murphy
Sound has the power to unlock memories and feelings; to mentally “transport‟ people and to inspire in a variety of intriguing ways. Importantly, the neurochemical impacts of music can also include the easing of pain, confusion and distress, Award-winning composer Pippa Murphy will collaborate with musicians, staff and patients to create new works for ELCH.