THE ART OF HEALING WITH ART AND MEDICINE – DR. IVA FATTORINI
As a doctor focused on international health, Dr. Iva Fattorini has had the opportunity to observe many patients from around the world and the ways in which they deal with their treatment. She noticed that for many patients once the medical tests are done, so much of their time is spent waiting.
ARTOCENE DIGITAL: TELEHEALTH PLATFORM FOR THERAPEUTIC ARTS
We are developing first of its kind digital platform to connect art therapists with clients transcending geographical, language or cultural barriers. Art therapy is a form and creative method of psychotherapy which encourages the use of arts as a form or self-expression, a growing trend and a "must-have" of the 21st century. However, very often geography limits its accessibility.
THE POWER OF THE ARTS TO HEAL
Far from a luxury of the leisure class, the arts offer therapeutic power as essential to healing as food and medicine. Whether it is music that restores equilibrium to a wounded veteran, dance that allows a wheelchair-bound woman to move, or painting that helps a child express trauma, art helps us tell our stories and restore our humanity.
PRIEST STEALS HEARTS OF PATIENTS WITH HIS SONGS
Clad in the customary white cloak, a priest here rendered songs ranging from soothing Christian devotional to weighty Carnatic to peppy Malayalam film numbers at a healing-intended music programme organised here today in the run-up to the Kochi Muziris Biennale (KMB) starting next month.
PAINT, WRITE, SING: HOW THE ARTS HELP HEAL PATIENTS
Paint brushes and IV tubes may not seem to have much in common, but the arts are increasingly touted as a form of healing that can be as relevant to a patient’s well-being as medication. And nearly half the health care institutions in the U.S. have implemented arts programs.
THE HEALING FORCE OF ART: CLEVELAND CLINIC’S ARTS & MEDICINE INSTITUTE
We all know that fine art is like good medicine. It comforts and elevates the spirit and affirms life and hope. As one of the world’s great medical centers, the Cleveland Clinic has always included arts in its healing environment. Long known for its clinical excellence, in recent years the focus of the clinic began to shift to the emotional experience of the patient and family.