Healing Through Arts


Event : CausewayExchange 2016:

Healing Through Arts – How powerful a medicine are the creative arts?

Organised by : DMR Productions, The RICE Company & Global Cultural Alliance
Date / Time : 13 Sep, 2pm – 4pm


2pm – 3pm: Concert featuring Yong Siew Toh Conservatory and At Adau

3pm – 4pm: Discussions featuring Ms Gurpreet Kaur Kalsi – Music therapist (MY), Ms Lim Kar Gee – Music therapist (MY), Ms Dian Handayani – SGH Art Therapist, Eating Disorder Unit (SG) and Ms Lama Majaj – Red Pencil Singapore (SG)


Venue Auditorium, Alexandra Hospital (Sengkang Health)

Duration : 120 minutes
Language : English
Synopsis : How powerful a medicine are the creative arts? Join us for a therapeutic and thought-provoking afternoon as we delve into the discussion of arts, therapy and healing through a series of concerts and talks.  The afternoon starts off with a concert by Sarawak-based world music band At Adau. This is followed by a discussion by arts therapists from Singapore and Malaysia. Ms Gurpreet Kaur Kalsi, a licensed practicing music therapist from Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Ms. Vanitha Chandrasegaram a pioneer Dramatherapist in Malaysia,  Ms Dian Handayani, art therapist from Singapore General Hospital’s Eating Disorder Unit and Ms Lama Majaj of Red Pencil Singapore forms the panel.
Ticketing : Free admission with registration