writing

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The Writer’s Voice

The Writer’s Voice

by Janis Balodis The writer’s tool is language. We are all born into language, but what if the one we are born into is not the one we end up speaking? What are the forces in our lives that determine our use of language, that prompt or stifle our need…

An inside view of outsider art

An inside view of outsider art

A show at Hobart’s MONA gallery prompted Dr Andrew Binns to reflect on the influence of ‘madness’ on art creation. The linked question of what is art and who is an artist is forever under challenge and this came to the fore in a recently concluded exhibition at Hobart’s now-legendary…

the scribble technique

the scribble technique

The Scribble Technique: can artist’s block be unblocked using art therapy? Liz Dowling’s thesis explores artist’s block with her research project using this art therapy technique. Abstract The resistant processes in “artist’s block” were explored in a heuristic study using the Scribble Technique as a method of reconnecting an artist…