Reducing social isolation between Christmas and New Year
Between Christmas and New Year 20 participants in Easingwold were invited to take place in a participatory photography project to explore the connection between wellbeing and nature. The project allowed participants the opportunity to remain anonymous if they so wished and only communicate via sharing images. Each day, participants of varying photographic experience, opened a new brightly coloured envelope containing a daily photography prompt. The task was to be undertaken within the house, on a daily walk or using an existing photo. At the end of the project, the participants reported an improvement in their wellbeing and exercise levels which was well timed to take them through the Five Days in Between.
A quote from a participant:
“Also to my surprise Rebecca, I am thoroughly enjoying doing this – it does make you look and think”