Art Contact has been working in the Healthcare Sector for many years. Over that time Art has become an important part of the Healing Environment. Below is a selection of the projects that we have been involved in during that time.
The Waldron Health Centre - New Cross
The brief was to produce substantial artworks that would have considerable impact on the space at the same time as creating a tranquil atmosphere.
The brief for this project was to bring the natural botanical world into the centre to provide a holistic and therapeutic environment within the space, creating a peaceful atmosphere for the patients. Art Contact sourced images of flora and fauna from three established photographers, using digital files to have the images printed onto a specialised wipe clean board. This utilitarian board was appropriate within a health care space in order to comply with hygeine standards.
Starball by Colin Rose in mirror polished stainless steel.
Dichroic Glass installation by Chris Wood incorporating language relevant to the work in EBI.
Six ‘Objets Trouve’ mosaic plaques by Steve Wright at The Kaleidoscope Centre (for Families with Children of Special Needs) Rushey Green, London.
Manifestation Frieze, in 41 panels, commissioned for Ground Floor glazing at The Kaleidoscope Centre (for Families of Special Needs) Rushey Green, London.
The brief from the client was to create an interesting vision for patients and staff with no view but an empty grey space without natural light. Virginia Grub from Art Contact set about sourcing the right artist to create an artificial garden set in the atrium by using dichoric etched components to create what we know as 'The Light Garden.' Read further...