The Art of a Creative Life

This week we return to our feature on work from artists who have worked at NEAMI Splash Art Studio.  This week Carol Dobson offers us an insight into her work and the power of the art making process. Featured Artist: Carol Dobson Carol Dobson, Surgery, Acrylic on canvas Making art is important to me as it…

Effective communication and high quality care enhanced through the arts

  Olwen Minford is an end of life care facilitator and psychotherapist who currently works in London. She has recently completed an eight-week Travel Fellowship to North America and Australia, enabling her to research improving communication training and compassionate care using arts-based methods.  Her report is now complete, published and can be found via the following…

New Layers Knitted into Anzac Story

A Reflection from Ro Horsford Well this was yarn-bombing on the biggest scale, and this time fully authorized by Premier, Lord Mayor, the RSL, and promoted by former premier, Ted Baillieu. I usually feel thoroughly alienated by Anzac Day. In recent years I have shouted at the radio with its commentary on the day’s proceedings. But this…