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The promotional poster for Lifebrary. The six cast members perch in miniature amongst giant pink, red, and purple books on shelves, one with a doggo. Text reads “True Ability; The Life -Li-Brary (the letters L and I in “Library” are struck out by a red line) Supported by AJZ Productions and Adelaide City Council”

Review; “Lifebrary”

This show at the Adelaide City Library was a fantastic way for people to meet with people who live with disabilities and learn more about their stories, dreams, ambitions and achievements.  I left feeling uplifted and inspired by the stories I’d heard and many of the storytellers shared their love for True Ability and how…

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red text on black background reads; closing soon- get in quick!

Closing Soon; mindshare Awards and Group Exhibition EOIs!

                  Just one week to go before both our 2022 mindshare Creative Writing Award submissions AND our Group Exhibition EOIs close! If you’re a SA-based writer and/or a visual artist with lived experience of The Void and want to share your harrowing and hopeful tales and visions…

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A canvas by Nigel Matejcic named “Health and well-being”. An explosion of thick verdant greens lays the background of the abstract piece, upon which vibrabrating chaotic lines and dashes in yellows, blues, pinks and purples undulate chaotically outwards.

“Adaptation” Review

  Neami National is a community mental health service supporting people living with mental health issues to pursue a life based on their own strengths, values and goals. They are showing their fifth art exhibition, “Adaptation” at UniSA for just a few more days! mindshare was invited to opening night, and captured some beautiful artworks…

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A tile with a rainbow background that starts with yellow, then green, blue etc to orange at the end. Black and white text over the top reads; “Borderline Personality Disorder awareness Week 1-7 October”

Grants Available for BPD Awareness Week!

  Grants of up to $2000 are now available to support promotional activities during Borderline Personality Disorder Awareness Week! BPD Week presents a powerful opportunity to demystify a complex mental health challenge and raise awareness during Mental Health Month. Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) is a common and serious mental illness affecting between one and four…

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On a black background, in Australian Indigenous dot-painting style, a cascade of dots in various shades of blue swirl in the sky over a red landscape formed from repeating patterns of red orange and yellow dots. In the center is a realism-style brown hand, gently cupping 6 figures who are silhouetted in front of a red and yellow rising sun.

Poster Comp closing SOON!

ONE WEEK TO GO!!! Our poster competition for the Festival Of Now closes on MONDAY 11TH JULY!  The winning artist will receive a $150 voucher and arts hamper, and their design will be used to create the FoN press package, including poster and program! If you’re a creative with lived experience of mental health challenges,…

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#unlockLoneliness

  Lowkey tragic; young people report feeling lonely, isolated, and left out, at the highest levels compared to any other age group in South Australia. Despite this, loneliness among young people isn’t talked about enough. Art is a beautiful connection creator, so Uniting Communities have released a slam poem and video clip to raise awareness…

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