Much has been written and said to the effect that Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia can steal away people’s intellectual processes, leaving them dependent on others. And this dialogue has translated into its becoming a greatly-feared diagnosis. Well, Alzheimer’s might impair the memory of those who are living with it and it might also slow some of their mental processes. But interestingly enough, it might simultaneously work to make them more creative.
This show draws connections between aging and creativity. Actually, people can become creative - attuned to sounds and shapes - as they age. And that can happen even if they are living with dementia. It is simply a matter of bringing these hidden talents out into the open.