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Barclays Eagle Labs and Immerse UK Present: Immersive Arts & Mental Wellbeing

Event details
Wednesday, 27 May 2020
18:00 pm – 19:00 pm
This event will be live streamed via webcast
This event will explore the opportunities virtual reality presents across creative expression, art therapy and arts based wellbeing experiences.

Presented by Barclays Eagle Labs and Immerse UK, this event will be hosted by Immerse UK Healthcare Lead, Sarah Ticho, join us for an hour-long conversation with Rosie Collins (The Fred Company), Art Therapist, Matteo Merla and New Orleans-based New Media Psychologist Dr. Jed Walls on how VR has supported victims of Grenfell Tower, supporting people through the grieving process and helping to communicate, understand and manage pain.


Event Format

  • Welcome – Sarah Ticho (Host/Moderator) & Jen Esterby (Barclays)
  • Introduction to Arts in Health –  Rosie Collins & Sarah Ticho
  • Grenfell and Art Therapy – Matteo Merla
  • New Media Psychology – Dr. Jed Walls
  • Panel Discussion
  • Audience Q&A
  • Event Close

About Barclays Eagle Labs

Barclays Eagle Labs begun from a simple idea of re-purposing under-used Barclays’s space, our network of Eagle Labs has expanded quickly since our launch in 2015. Our mission is to fuel the UK’s entrepreneurial community by accelerating high-growth businesses through collaborative innovation and provide access to emerging technologies.

Follow: @eagle_labs_hlth


Follow the link below to find out more about this event and to register.