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About The Project

REMEMBERING YOU

The ephemeral nature of memory is highlighted daily in our work with people living with dementia, the umbrella term for a group of conditions, including Alzheimer’s disease, which are characterised by symptoms such as progressive cognitive decline and memory loss. Livewell Villages have therefore decided to set up an online art exhibition that seeks to inspire people to reflect on the essence of memory and trying to capture thoughts and emotions around this abstract concept through artistic expression.

The theme ‘Remembering You’ is open to many different interpretations and also invites artists, be they amateur or professional, to evoke memories of a loved one who may be affected by dementia and find a way of preserving the memory of the person that is distinct from the progressive effects of their condition.

The exhibition is open to a wide variety of mediums, from paintings and drawings to poetry and prose, and may include sketches, pottery, collage, photographs, film, music and any other form of expression the artist chooses.

About Livewell Villages

Remembering You is a campaign by dementia care facility, Livewell Villages. Since 2011, the Livewell Group has been at the forefront of dementia and Alzheimer’s care in South Africa. Livewell are motivated by a personal and heartfelt concern for the dignity and care of our elders and their efforts continue to be encouraged by the strong market need for specialised individual dementia care.

For more information about Livewell Villages, please visit https://livewell.care/

 

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