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“Life Size” – PHS LifeSkills Centre Art Show – August 10 – 30, 2011 in Vancouver Downtown Eastside (DTES)

A collection of works created entirely by members of LifeSkills Centre that exhibits the talent, depth and diversity of spirit and person that this community holds.

The works of three groups are presented in this exhibition: The Writing Collective, The Art Studio and The Music Therapy Workshop

All three groups share the following in their mandate:

  • To create a space that welcomes and encourages diversity
  • To bring the voices of the DTES to light
  • To promote the health and wellbeing, and mindfullness, validation and self worth through creativity
  • To hone techniques and teach practical skills
  • To complement the spectrum of support services offered by PHS LifeSkills Centre and create another access point for the community to services
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