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Blue Ribbon Art Camp 2017

March 13, 2017

Blue Ribbon Art Camp 2017
organized by
National Gallery of Modern Art, Bengaluru
in collaboration with
International Institute for Art, Culture and Democracy

Visual arts include creative art forms such as drawing, painting, printmaking, sculpture, clay modelling, etc. These art forms are also powerful media through which we can communicate information about rare diseases and generate awareness not only about the diseases, but also about the trials and tribulations of rare disease patients. Art is a healing tool through which people can convey and communicate their thoughts, emotions and experiences. For adults and children with rare diseases, art can serve as a therapeutic medium for expressing their struggles and frustrations while dealing with their diseases and also help with their emotional and psychological healing.

Blue Ribbon Art Camp 2017 has been designed as a patient-centric creative and therapeutic activity for 30 children and young adults (aged 10-20) with rare diseases to expore art mexpress their lived experiences of their disease. Chief Guest Smt. Ranjana Ramchander is a talented painter and also the co-founder of Hemophilia Society, Bangalore Chapter. Artist Bharath V is a talented young visual artist who enjoys facilitating art camps for young children. He will be supported by the Autism and Rare Disease Awareness Generation (ARDA) programme artists and designers at IIACD who have organized workshops for children and young adults and are sensitized to the spectrum of differences in the human body and invisible disabilities faced by rare disease patients.

Pre-Registration Required

Pre- Registration Criteria:
The Blue Ribbon Art Camp 2017 has been designed for children and young adults between 10- 20 years with rare diseases like metabolic, blood and neurogenetic disorders. Inclusive to people with ambulatory or respiratory devices with rare diseases
Limited to 30 participants with rare disease on first cum first served basis

Participants with special needs must be accompanied by a parent/guardian
Any special devices, special food, drinks or medication needed by patients must be carried by patient/parent/guardian. Venue is wheelchair accessible. Art materials, lunch, am and pm refreshments will be provided free of charge to all participants.

For registration contact: namitha@iiacd.org ; 8722719519

Pre-registration Deadline: 15 March, 2017 (5 pm)

Date of Camp: Sunday | 19th March 2017 | 10:30 AM – 6:00 PM

Venue:
National Gallery of Modern Art, Bengaluru
# 49 “Manikyavelu Mansion”,
Palace Road,
Bengaluru – 560052.

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