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The creative art of healing

Brisbane medical specialist and Uniting Church member Dr Ian Airey, chairperson of Wesley Mission Queensland’s Art from the Margins, talks to Dianne Jensen about the healing power of the creative arts. Anaesthetist and former intensive care specialist Dr Ian Airey is no stranger to ministering to people undergoing trauma or dislocation. Yet walking into a Brisbane park with other Albert ...

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Art overcomes adversity

“A work of art is a scream of freedom”, so said environmental artist Christo. Using art to overcome the challenges of adversity is at the heart of Wesley Mission Brisbane‘s creative initiative Art from the Margins (AFTM). Journey explores. Each year AFTM offers creative support and an artistic outlet to hundreds of artists who are homeless, living with a mental ...

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