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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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2022 mindshare Group Exhibitions EOIs open!

  Are you a South Australian artist with lived experience of mental illness? We are looking for expressions of interest for visual artists to be showcased in the 2022 mindshare Group Exhibition in October during Mental Health Month. We are open to all mediums, including paintings, digital works, ceramics, zines, crafts, and even sculpture! Our…

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2022 mindshare Awards NOW OPEN!

The 2022 mindshare Awards have officially opened! Huzzuh! The mindshare Awards are a poetry and creative writing competition open to South Australians with lived experience of mental health challenges. Supported by the Mental Health Coalition of South Australia, Writers SA and Access2Arts, the awards offer an opportunity for writers to share their stories, showcase their…

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10th Anniversary Festival of Now poster competition opens!

Applications are now open for the Festival of Now poster competition! Run in partnership with the Mental Health Coalition of South Australia, Festival of Now is an annual celebration of mental health, creativity, inclusiveness and community connection, and it’s celebrating its 10th Anniversary this October!! This year’s theme is “A Celebration of our Growing Community”…

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Review: I’M FINE

Delving into the complex territory of teen mental health, ‘I’M FINE’ is a promising new musical presented by JAKall Productions. Composer Jarrod Matulick, has put together a lively pop-rock score to accompany the narrative crafted by writers Anika Bartholomeusz and Katie Wicker. While some aspects of this production fall short, it is a show overflowing…

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Review: Kym’s Overall Extravaganza Showcase Volume 2

So often we find that it is the shows we don’t plan to see that leave the most lasting impressions during the Adelaide Fringe. It’s a show that many might not give much thought to checking out, but Kym’s Overall Extravaganza Showcase Volume 2 is a performance that people will leave feeling privileged to have…

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