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Artist Calls and Opportunities: “Health is a Human Right”

Health is a Human Right
For California artists

Deadline: 09-26-2014

The Arts Council for Monterey County is pleased to send you Monterey County Health Department call to artists and photographers. The theme is Health is a Human Right

About the theme:

This year’s theme is inspired by a recent exhibit of the same title at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s David J. Spencer CDC Museum in Atlanta. www.cdc.gov/museum. Submitted art should support the theme of ‘health equity’ which requires valuing everyone equally, and continually striving to eliminate avoidable inequalities, injustices, and health disparities from individual to societal levels. Artists may choose to showcase “Health is a Human Right” through their work in many ways. One way would be by showing how health relates to the social determinants of health. The World Health Organization defines social determinants of health as the circumstances in which people are born, grow up, live, work and age, and access to health care.These circumstances are in turn shaped by a wider set of forces: economics, social policies, and political will. Recent advances are being made locally and at the state level through a “Health in All Policies” approach where we consider health and wellness outcomes as we develop all our policies. So artists may also show health as it relates to much of the environment around us, from housing to transportation to parks.

Cost: $35 (up to 5 images)

For form and guidelines please email Klara Hickmanova at klara@arts4mc.org

Deadline: 09-26-2014
Arts Council for Monterey County
Carmel, CA

Contact: Klara Hickmanova
email: klara@arts4mc.org
Phone: 831.622.9060 ext. 103
Website: www.arts4mc.org

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