Commissioned for the newly opened Dell Medical School, artist Ann Hamilton created a series of photographs that illustrate touch, something we typically feel rather than see. The project is framed by the idea that human touch is the most essential means of contact and a fundamental expression of physical and emotional care. Hamilton’s larger-than-life portraits will serve as a backdrop for the evening of stories. This event celebrates the human exchanges that occur in public art and healthcare, as well as the importance of both in the Austin community.
Stories will begin at 7 outside of the Health Discovery Building; please dress accordingly. Parking is available in the Health Center Garage.
Cider and hot chocolate will be provided; cash bar and snacks available for purchase.
We are looking for stories that illustrate the theme of Healing Touch from various perspectives, both within and outside of the medical field. If you are interested in telling a 5-6 minute story at this event, which is expected to attract several hundred people, please submit your information by Monday, 5 November. Thank you for sharing your stories with the Austin community!