Being Happy, Creative and Productive
Being Happy, Creative and Productive
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Slideshow movie created by Mark Trezona
Soundscape by Mark Trezona & Martyn Duffy
with original music by Martyn Duffy


This Presentation formed part of a workshop with disabled artists
commissioned by
Ardent Hare
Whitechapel Gallery, London, 17th September 2012 and
University of Portsmouth, 10th September 2012

Being Happy, Creative and Productive
Programme:
1.15pm Welcome from Graham Wiffen, Chair Ardent Hare

1.30pm - 2.15pm Talk by Mark Trezona, Bridgebuilders
• What is happiness? (quick creative ignition activity)
• Flourishing ~ how Happiness, Creativity & Productivity are related
• Why happiness matters
• Can we learn to be happier?
• 6 essential elements for flourishing ~ and ways to increase them... + Positive emotion + Engagement + Relationships + Meaning + Accomplishments... plus + Resilience

Whitechapel Gallery, London programme
2.15pm -- 3pm Talk by
Tony Heaton, Artist & Chief Executive of Shape
• Happiness is a song...
• Happiness is a real concept, not just a cork floating on the sea: you can do something about it by choosing your frame of mind.
• Happiness and art / artistry
• Happiness and disability

University of Portsmouth programme
2.45pm -- 3.15pm Talk by
Paola Campari -- Moss, Director CIBAS
• Creativity, Innovation & Enterprise
• Confidence
• Increasing Positive Emotions ~ Unique Selling Points
• Tools for Increasing Engagement
• Building Relationships ~ Networking and Social Media
• Enhancing Meaning ~ Bigger Picture and Value
• Accomplishment ~ Success and Achievement


3pm -- 3.45pm Refreshments & Networking

3.45pm -- 4.30pm Participative session led by Mark Trezona
1. Individual reflection to think through own ideas
2. Clean space dialogue activity in small groups:
Thinking about my own happiness, creativity and productivity... • What am I already doing that is working well? • What might I do differently?

4.30pm -- 4.45pm Q&A discussion chaired by Stevie Rice, Director Ardent Hare

4.45pm -- 5pm Final networking to close