Creative Conversations

Patricia Fenner and Libby Byrne were pleased to be invited to be part of the Creative Converastions that were stirring in Wallan today.  The event brought together artists, community groups and services providers, all of whom had an interest in bringing creative thinking into community spaces.  Greg Ireton informed us about the work that the Creative Recovery Network have…

Making Art for Mental Health in SAMOA

A report from Dr Patricia Fenner Last year I had the privilege to join Margaret Goding and Brigid Ryan from Asia Australia Mental Health and Steve and Wendy Percival at Tiapapata Art Centre in a project designed to build public understanding of mental illness and trauma in Samoa. This project was funded by Pacific Media Assistance Scheme (PACMAS) and…