“New Perspectives in Dance and in Health in Our Communities”
First Day of the Symposium
Screenings, workshops, public exchanges and panels with guest speakers.
9 am – 5 pm | Club SAW & Exterior Courtyard | SAW Gallery
Over time, medicine has sought to purify itself. In order not to lose its human characteristics, medicine will need the arts.
Dr Jean Désy,
doctor and poet. He teaches literature to medical students of the University of Laval in Québec and has practiced medicine extensively among the Inuits of Northern Canada.
During the two days of the Symposium, screenings will allow the general public to join the artists and academics in order to exchange, question, and challenge many social and health issues in our modern societies. Through new practices linking dance to well-being, workshops and discussion panels will be presented, relating to inspiring films and documentaries discovered in recent years.