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

This event will explore the opportunities virtual reality presents across creative expression, art therapy and arts based wellbeing experiences.

Event Details


18.00 - 19.00



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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.

Webinar recording is now available


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


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