This week on Brainwaves the team talks to art therapist Emma Finch about her upcoming art exhibition, ‘The Black Dog: Shadows & Light’. If you’re interested in getting involved you can register your artwork or enquire by contacting Emma by phone at 0415 278 580 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org. The closing date for registration is on the 22nd of September, so if you’re intersted in getting involved, don’t forget to register ASAP.
The Black Dog: Shadows & Light Exhibition runs from Friday 6th October – Saturday 7th October 2017, at 9 AM – 4 PM at Amaroo Neighbourhood Centre, 34 Amaroo Street, Chadstone, Victoria, 3148.
This week on Brainwaves Dr Paul Fearne a published poet and philospher spoke to the team about his own lived experience of schizophrenia and how this shaped his poetry and his publications. If you are interested to know more about Paul Fearne and his work you can head to this link.
This week on Brainwaves, the team talks to art student Elana Grunberg, who is currently an artist in residency at the Bundoora Art Centre. Elana has a lived experience of complex-PTSD and is very interested in breaking down the stigmas of mental health through art.
Art therapist Emma Finch talks to the Brainwaves team about art therapy and how art can be used as a way of expressing the experience of mental illness. Emma also talks about The Black Dog Art Exhibition which is running from Friday 30th September to Satruday 1st October 2016. This exhibition uses the creative therapies to explore what it is like to live with mental health issues as the “elephant in the room”, with a focus on depression and anxiety. Artworks will be for sale to raise funds for ongoing mental health support groups. The exhibition is being hosted by Amaroo Neighbourhood Centre (34 Amaroo St, Chadstone) and it is a free event. For more information on the event, visit: https://1010.org.au/events/black-dog-elephant-room . If you wnould like to submit your own piece of art for the exhibition, please contact Emma on 0415 278 580
Kate Milan interviews Charlotte about her work engaging with the community about mental health issues & her vision & practice of healing arts to recovery & well being based on her insights & knowledge through lived experience. The Baby Faced Assassin