Presentation of Arts: The Aspiring Artist
4th Annual CSF Disorders Symposium: From Canvas to Clinic - Art & the Management of Cerebrospinal Fluid Disorders
BROWN UNIVERSITY - PROVIDENCE, RI - JUNE 15, 2019
Executive Director of the Art League of Rhode Island
, Ellen Matesanz, introduces the ways in which art plays a role in medicine. She describes how ALRI put out a national call for submissions to creatively and imaginatively depict neurological disorders and what they mean to patients and families who are affected.
Finally, Ms. Matesanz describes the moving experience introducing art to a young woman affected by cerebrospinal fluid disorder. We hear from the aspiring artists herself, and gain a better understanding of how art can be used as a tool in medicine.
This presentation was made at the 4th annual CSF Disorders Symposium held at the Warren Alpert School of Medicine
of Brown University
. The title of the meeting was "From Canvas to Clinic" and identified the important connections between art and medicine. (2019)