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Join Patch Adams MD, Fabrica de Sonrisas, and other humanitarian clowns-performers-activists in Guatemala. We will explore improvisational play in hospitals, befriend clowns from all over the world, and develop your clown skills in daily workshops. If you've never clowned before, get ready to raid your clown closet! READ MORE
Reports from Past Events
Come clowning, loving, playing, laughing at the equator line, where the hemispheres of care and activism join together to re-design our caring characters and a new desirable society! Patch Adams MD, Susan Parenti and the clowns-performers-composers of the School for Designing a Society invite you to join them in the annual clown trip to Ecuador, for daily clowning in hospitals, clinics and streets, clown-skill-building workshops, and red noses amazement!
Tim Cunningham works with Barnaby King and the Pasos providing teacher trainings and workshops. The collaborative team create a touring performance with local children and from it, they develop a sustainable training program for the next three years. The team will also consist of hospital clowns from Manizales and a social worker from Bogotá. This project marks new directions for CWB as they work towards bringing the joy and developing systems so that the "joy can sustain itself everywhere we go." Read the journals and stories from the field.
Belen Project, August 8-18, 2012, Peru . . . After the Flood . . . Gesundheit! Institute and Bola-Roja Clown Doctors of Peru brought together 106 clowns from 10 counties to clown in Belen which had been flooded by the Amazon River from February to May. Read their story here.
Clowning and Caring in Costa Rica, September 16-20, 2012 , with Patch Adams MD and the School for Designing a Society! Experience an intense week of clowning and workshops to change the world
2013 World Clown Association Convention in Malaysia,
Where? Kuching the capitol of the State of Sarawak on the island of Borneo!
When? February 25 – March 1, 2013
2013 Clowns of America (COAI) Convention in Richmond Virginia
April 15-21, 2013
Current Articles (previous not published)
New Hospital Clown Research and Research Archive
McGill University Health Centre Sends in the Clowns, From the Montreal Gazetter, May 4, 2012
Shtick and Treats - New and Old
This section contain links to the HCN archives as well as "shares" from current hospital clowns. Coming soon!
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