Dec 21, 2021
In this episode, multidisciplinary artist Laura Greenway speaks openly about her multiple mental health diagnoses, her process of art-making, and how her art and experiences of mental health challenges go hand-in-hand. She also describes her journey into working in monochrome and how her performance art began.
Dec 8, 2021
Poet Karen McCarthy Woolf is the author of An Aviary of Small Birds and Seasonal Disturbances.
In a meaningful interview Karen reflects on the death of her baby son Otto. We discuss transcendence, devotion and her lifelong love of music and dancing. She reads her poem ‘Argument’ and we talk about making an...
Nov 24, 2021
Visual artist, Artistic Director at Free Space Project, and lecturer Antonia Attwood talks about growing up with a mother with Bipolar Disorder and how their emotionally open relationship has given her the permission to be open and vulnerable with her emotions and mental health. She talks about how making art...
Nov 3, 2021
A fascinating interview and essential listen. Artist and creative director Alicia Campbell talks about her dynamic new project ‘Queen of Pain’ decolonising the artistic process, her experience of living in chronic pain and the importance of authoring one’s one narrative.
Oct 26, 2021
Poet, journalist and educator Alan Chazaro talks about changing his profession from high school teacher to full time writer, how poetry has helped him define his identity as a Mexican-American from the Bay Area and the early relationships that have shaped him. He also shares two powerful poems from The Piñata Theory.