'I found the whole experience to be incredibly emotive. The inner voice of the protagonist really immersed me in her character even to the point of giving the illusion of different personhood. I was brought to tears (well, almost, on the cusp) on several occasions, really experiencing and sharing the fear, anger, sadness and joy…and also the love between the protagonist and her partner.'Audience member
What impact did it make?
ENHANCING PUBLIC AWARENESS OF INVISIBLE DISABILTIES
RSA has significantly enhanced public awareness of the challenges of living with acquired brain injury (ABI) The work has also impacted the professional practices of artists and healthcare workers by harnessing the wider potential of immersive audio storytelling to provide empathetic and embodied understandings of invisible disabilities, and by offering medical professionals a deeper understanding of the patient experience in situations where this is difficult or dangerous to access directly for example coma or hemiparesis.
RSA has in showcased to audiences in 25 different arts venues and festivals in countries including Canada, England, Hong Kong, Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland and the USA
Impact related to the UN Sustainable Development Goals
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- SDG 3 - Good Health and well-being
Impacting in Countries/Regions
School/InstituteSchool of Arts, English and Languages
- Creativity and cultural understanding
- Enabling technologies and creative cultural practice
- Technologies and digital innovation for healthcare solutions