To whom is the Forum addressed?
Marc Vilanova - Invisible Sounds | Lecture Performance
As humans we have limited senses to perceive nature. Our audible range is incapable of detecting frequencies below 20Hz and above 20kHz. In this lecture performance, the artist shares the findings of his three-year research on inaudible frequencies and plays an acoustic saxophone solo.
Art for Health and Well-being Research: Ground or Path?
The panel provides a framework to discuss existing studies and future research directions in the area of arts, health and well-being. It also addresses the role of research in the life of cultural institutions interested in increasing the well-being of their audiences. Host: Pier Luigi Sacco, Bruno Kessler Foundation
- Katey Warran, University College London
- Marie Briguglio, University of Malta
- Grazia Concilio, Ilaria Tosoni, Irene Bianchi, Politecnico di Milano, Department of Architecture and Urban Studies (DASTU)
Programming Art for Well-being in Cultural Institutions
The session examines how artists and cultural institutions embrace the topic of art and well-being. From artistic research on empathy, meaning or living with disease, to dedicated programmes for special audiences, the panel presents best practice and explores how cultural institutions can develop new programmes and provide new forms of care. Host: Kathrin Deventer, European Festivals Association With:
- Angeliki Lampiri, Eleusis 2023 European Capital of Culture
- Ann Geeraerts, BOZAR - Centre for Fine Arts Brussels
- Jak Spencer, Urban Scales Interventions
- Jure Kirbis, UGM Maribor Art Gallery
Cultural Interventions for Health
Starting from tried and tested cultural prescriptions programmes and other cultural interventions for health, the session examines possible models of culture-based welfare services and discusses the conditions for strong institutional partnerships between culture and health. Host: Ștefan Teișanu, Cluj Cultural Centre With:
- Mikkel Ottow, Central Denmark Region
- Juliette le Corre, BOZAR - Centre for Fine Arts, Delphine Houba, Alderwoman of Culture of the City of Brussels, Stephanie Urbain, Member of the cabinet of the Alderwoman of Culture
- Angelica Postu, Romanian Association of Music Therapy, Charite Hospital’s Psychiatric University Center in Berlin
- Claudia Cacovean, Cluj Cultural Centre & Marina Dascăl, Babeș Bolyai University
Keynote: Future Perspectives for Culture, Health and Well-being
Prof. Pier Luigi Sacco, Senior Researcher, Bruno Kessler Foundation, OECD, metaLAB (at) Harvard
Scaling Up Arts and Culture Interventions for Health and Well-being
Hosts: Ștefan Teișanu & Rarița Zbranca, Cluj Cultural Centre With:
- Monica Urian, Policy Officer, European Commission, Directorate-General for Education, Culture, Youth and Sport
- Nils Fietje, Behavioural and Cultural Insights Unit, Regional Office for Europe, World Health Organization
- Leena Palli, City of Oulu
- Kornelia Kiss, Culture Action Europe
- Barbara Bulc, Botnar Foundation, SDG CoLab
This is planned as an online open space for artists and cultural practitioners with interest in health and well-being to connect, present relevant projects and discuss common challenges and possible collaborations. Participants are invited to propose in advance topics for discussion or express their interest to present their project.
Curator: Rarița Zbranca, Cluj Cultural Centre
Let's explore together how arts and culture can contribute to people’s health and well-being.
Programme sessions take place online, while art events are organised in person, in Cluj-Napoca. You will receive technical details for your participation by e-mail after completing the registration form.
Participation is free of charge and registration is open until October 24th.
We invite you to be part of a dialogue with experts and decision makers about cultural well-being projects and interventions