Thursday March 19th 2008
The Box, FACT, Wood Street, Liverpool
Arts and Health in context
Precious, a film by Gina Czarnecki
Commissioned by Chaturangan as part of Liverpool’s, European
Capital of Culture 08, creative health programme, Waiting.
You are invited to a seminar to view the film Precious which has
been showing in areas of the Royal Liverpool Hospital and Broadgreen
University NHS Hospitals, and is now installed in the waiting area
of the newly opened Biomedical Research Centre. There will be discussion
about what we learn about arts and health from this piece of work
and its journey as part of Waiting.
The morning was chaired by Clive Parkinson, Director of Arts in
Health, Manchester Metropolitan University.
Julie Hanna, former creative health and well-being manager, Liverpool
Culture Company will give a brief overview of the Waiting programme.
Bisakha Sarker will describe her work as part of Waiting and the
commissioning of the film.
Gina Czarnecki will share her experiences of making the film.
Professor Cheng Hock Toh will give some insights into this installation
in the context of the Royal Liverpool.