Art and Empathy — the Virtual Reality of Social Change

The Creative Cloud Team

February 4, 2020

Understanding and embracing the importance of empathy is key to changing social issues and creating positive business models. Art has always been an important factor in promoting empathy, and in an age of STEM/STEAM, that creativity is being harnessed to nurture empathetic understanding. Experiences like immersive VR stories help people from all walks of life to make emotional connections.

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Artists and scientists alike are focused on exploring the world and try to understand the universe through introspection, examination and experimentation. Their differences in perspective and methodology can lead to novel dialogue. Combining scientific exploration with creative expression offers unique opportunities for forming new knowledge, discovery and creativity. To tackle the intractable challenges of our global society requires a brand new language – a language of interdisciplinarity, interconnectedness, and intersectionality. Relational Space provides an immersive space for artistic expression and scholarly knowledge exchange with focus on Evidence-based Art: Art presented in relation to empirically supported ideas to promote transformational social change. Relational Space encourages communication and collaboration among artists, scientists, policy-makers and community activists. Our vision sees a more just and sustainable world, inspired by art and transformed through truth. 


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