Seminar 'Contemporary Art in Hospitals'

The seminar, "Contemporary art in hospitals", is geared towards professionals from the fields of art education and education in museums, and also towards professionals from the psycho-social and health domains. The goal of the seminar is to deal with the possibilities and benefits of working on the basis of artistic practices in hospital contexts.
This seminar marks the end of the project, "Contemporary art in hospitals", developed over the years 2011 and 2012 by Es Baluard Museu d'Art Modern i Contemporani de Palma, the Centre d'Art la Panera (Lérida) and the Centre Régional d'Initiatives pour l'art contemporain, Le Bbb, (Toulouse).Over this period of time, the centres participating in the project have implemented different artistic interventions and actions within the hospitals of reference in their different regions, with the aim of bringing contemporary art practices closer to the world of health care in order to improve the quality of life of users and break the monotony of hospital routine. The project was made possible thanks to the Euroregion Culture grant 2010.
The seminar will offer up the results of the different projects from the three art centres involved in the "Contemporary art in hospitals" programme and bring together specialists from the field of contemporary culture who are currently working in this area. This meeting's been aknowledged by the Colegio Oficial de Psicòlogos de las Islas Baleares and the Colegio Oficial de Enfermeria de las Islas Baleares. A free-election credit will be given to UIB students.

Download programme and presentations here: CONTEMPORARY ART IN HOSPITALS (document in Spanish)

It's possible to attend de seminar through streaming:




4th October 2012 → 5th October 2012