The University of Southampton
University of Southampton Institutional Repository

Panacea

(2005) Panacea

Record type: Art Design Item

Abstract

Panacea: (n) A solution or remedy for all difficulties or diseases. – origin Greek panakeia.
Can artists provoke change in society? Can art objects become tools to improve our lives? Panacea: the art of wellbeing is an evolving, expandable and travelling artwork, designed to function as a universal formula to cure social, economic and political problems. At the core of this experiment is the Panacea Model, a maquette of an idealised health paradise, constructed by all three artists and made from medical packaging and refuse. Representing a ‘global panacea’, the Panacea Model offers both generic and specific solutions to health and lifestyle problems

Image (JPEG) DSC_7288a.jpg - Other
Download (1MB)
Image (JPEG) DSC_7182a.jpg - Other
Download (321kB)
Image (JPEG) DSC_7186a.jpg - Other
Download (256kB)
Image (JPEG) DSC_7219a.jpg - Other
Download (316kB)

More information

Accepted/In Press date: 2005
Additional Information: The artwork has been trialled at the Centre de Création Contemporain, Tours, France, and will travel to Le Parvis, Ibos, France at the beginning of 2006, before pausing at Cornerhouse, Manchester.FundingThe artists would like to thank the following organisations for their invaluable support in developing Panacea:Arts Council England, Arts Council England/South West, Arts Council England/South East, Arts Council England/London, Arts Council England/North East, Commissions East, Action Acton, ACAVA, Bristol City Council, The Art of Wellbeing, Bristol South and West Primary Care Trust, National Health Service, Knowle West Media Centre, Watershed Media Centre, Ville d’Orléans, Archilab, FRAC Centre Orléans, University of East London, Edinburgh College of Art, Centre de Création Contemporaine, Brent Measurement Technology Ltd, Queens Hall, Kielder Partnership, Northumbria Water, Forestry Commission, English Heritage, Berwick Gymnasium Residency, Essex County Council, Commissions East, Firstsite, Future Physical and Claude Lefebvre Street Lighting.
Organisations: Winchester School of Art, Professional Services

Identifiers

Local EPrints ID: 209135
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/209135
PURE UUID: b575c4e5-5a92-4d61-bcc4-32b309394cf3

Catalogue record

Date deposited: 26 Jan 2012 14:27
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 10:47

Export record

Contributors

Curator of an exhibition: Stephen Foster

University divisions

Download statistics

Downloads from ePrints over the past year. Other digital versions may also be available to download e.g. from the publisher's website.

View more statistics

Atom RSS 1.0 RSS 2.0

Contact ePrints Soton: eprints@soton.ac.uk

ePrints Soton supports OAI 2.0 with a base URL of http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/cgi/oai2

This repository has been built using EPrints software, developed at the University of Southampton, but available to everyone to use.

We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. If you continue without changing your settings, we will assume that you are happy to receive cookies on the University of Southampton website.

×