November 10 from 2016 - 16: 35
El Hospital de Dénia welcomes, from Wednesday until Friday morning, the 3ª International Congress of Art Spaces and Health, an event that brings together professionals from around the world to talk about the relationship between health and various artistic areas.
During the inauguration, on Wednesday morning, the managing director of Marina Salud, Ángel Gimenez, stressed that the local hospital is "the health center of Spain pioneer in the introduction of artistic and emotional elements in the health environment", Consolidating him as an international leader in the field.
The conference includes workshops, lectures, and artistic activities like sculpture, mural painting, the exhibition hall or collaboration with local institutions and entities. In this sense, Gimenez said the CiudArt project, developed at the Department of Health Dénia from 2009. Its director, Alicia Ventura thanked the Department of Health and professional Marina.
For its part, the Assistance Director of the Department of Health Dénia, Juan Cardona, said the introduction of elements of quantitative and qualitative analysis on the Art Project of the Hospital de Dénia, such as studies in music therapy applied to patients who have suffered a stroke or attempt to reduce side effects of chemotherapeutic application in oncology.
On the first day he highlighted the presentation of the "father" and founder of the Neuroesthetics, Semir Zeki (Professor at the University College of London), who spoke about Neurobiology of aesthetic experiences and the meaning of beauty.