Can art be medicine?

What do you think? Can art really change people’s lives?

Take a look at this amazing little video which explains exactly how we can use art as medicine.

As Peter Gabriel said ab out the power of the work we do at PYE: “The arts are the languages of the soul, that express and define the best and worst of what we are and could be. They are also a powerful tool for change.”

If you’re convinced that art can change people’s lives, join our Thunderclap to help us tell the world about it on October 18th 2013.

If you don’t believe us, take a look at the smiles on the faces of these youth camp participants from the US this summer:

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