Hospital Clowns Costumes: Case Study

Impact: !!Social impacts

Description of impact

Artistic:
- New artistic work and artistic research in the field of costume design.
- New costumes have enriched the clowns’ performance and provided them a distinct professional identity.
Pedagogical:
- Interaction between students and teacher through common artistic and research work.
Societal:
- New knowledge of psychological and social implications of costume from the perspectives of costume, performer and audience.
National/International:
- A national reach towards children’s hospitals of Finland.
- As a result of this project the Finnish Hospital Clowns Association’s succeeded in becoming a member of European Federation of Healthcare Clown OrganizationsEFHCO.
Category of impact!!Social impacts