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Sam Randall on Using Art to Explore Life Stories

Sam Randall employs the use of colour, detail and layering to portray fierce images that invoke a feeling of connection, whilst portraying universal narratives. The intensity of her colours are often juxtaposed by dark backgrounds, lending weight to the foreground, but also giving us the sense that there is always […]

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Author Karen Tyrrell on Using Writing to Recover and Break the Stigma of Mental Illness

About 1 in 5 people will suffer from mental illness in their lifetimes and according to research by psychiatrist and researcher, Sam Harvey, mental illness is now the main reason for incapacitation in Australian workers. ¬†Some of the leading causes for the onset of mental illness come from work-related stress […]

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