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Published On: August 1, 2018 08:45 AM NPT By: Republica

Health Transformed by Art in exhibition

Health Transformed by Art in exhibition

The exhibition ‘Health Transformed by Art’ (HTA), has been put on display from last Sunday at Siddhartha Art Gallery, Baber Mahal Revisited. HTA is a community art project initiated by Siddhartha Art Gallery that aims to bring out the untapped therapeutic value of visual art in a hospital setting and provide psychological relief to patients, parents, hospital staff, and the general public.

The project was implemented in Kanti Children's Hospital that included Art Based Therapy workshops with young artists and child cancer patients, mural paintings and installation artworks made out of hospital waste. The artists who worked in the project are Kiran Maharjan, Shraddha Shrestha, Mekh Limbu, Ang Tsering Sherpa, Anoj Subedi and Raju Giri along with MCube, Kathmandu University Centre for Art and Design and Sirjana College of Fine Arts in the project.

The exhibition remark the completion of the pilot project of Health Transformed by Art and display the moments and process captured during the project.  

The exhibition continues till August 17.

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