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A studio without walls

By Kathryn Thompson Posted: June 3, 2021 5:00 a.m.

A Studio without walls is an art-based project delivered to older adults over the phone.
A Studio without walls is an art-based project delivered to older adults over the phone. Photo: stock

To say this past year has tested the limits of human resiliency would be an understatement. The global pandemic has exposed our vulnerabilities around social isolation, and our need for community and connection has been brought to the forefront.

While some have been able to safely visit with loved ones, that’s not been the case for everyone—especially Saskatchewan’s older adults, who tend to be far more isolated than others because of their elevated risk from COVID-19.

To help foster meaningful connections, University of Regina researchers launched Studio Without Walls, an art-based project delivered to older adults over the phone.

Read more about this research project in the story “A studio without walls,” found in newest edition of Discourse, the University of Regina’s research magazine.