Arts as Medicine

Posted in News by chrisfremantle on June 14, 2011

Three days of events organised by Jackie Sands, Arts & Health Co-ordinator at NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde, highlighting the first class work going on in the field in Glasgow including:

Christine Borland on her recently completed Cast from Nature as well as her new project with medical students where she will work with students to explore ‘ways of seeing’ typical in visual arts and examine differences between this and ways of looking and seeing in medicine;

Marek Dominiczak, Professor of Clinical Biochemistry and Medical Humanities, University of Glasgow and leading light in the Medical Humanities;

Clare Simpson and Mark O’Neill, Glasgow Life, on Art, Health and the Commonwealth City;

Suzy Wilson on performance and the training of medical students;

Anne Moore, Grampian Hospital Art Trust and Donna Briggs, Artist, Artroom Project at Roxburghe House, Aberdeen;

Mary Hepburn, Consultant Obstetrician with Artists Sharon Goodlet Kane and Belinda Guidi, Art in Hospital on representation in the context of women and health (interesting link with one of the core themes of Suzanne Lacy’s research and the Working in Public Seminars);

Nadine George, Work on the Human Voice;

Events require registration here.

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