30 Jan 2024

Shower Thoughts: Who picks the art in hospitals?

From Nights, 9:15 pm on 30 January 2024

Have you ever been standing in the shower, when suddenly, the noise in your brain clears and in its place appears the perfect thought?

That's a Shower Thought, and here on Nights we're aiming to answer those unshakable questions lurking in the back of your mind.

Tonight we ask who decides on the artwork that gets hung in hospital waiting rooms and corridors up and down the country.

Barbara Brinsley, a retired theatre nurse of Dunedin Hospital, and the hospital's current aesthetics coordinator of the art advisory committee, joins Emile Donovan.

Barbara Brinsley

Barbara Brinsley Photo: NZ Life & Leisure