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The Big Reach

Posted by Team APATA | Apr 14, 2022

The Big Anxiety presents The Big Reach, designed for anyone interested in arts, mental health, trauma, suicide prevention and general wellbeing from a lived experience, creative or professional point of view.

Two days of creative engagements, in-depth conversations, sideshows and workshops, reimagining the future of mental health and emotional wellbeing through a creative lens. 

Here is just a short sample of who is on The Big Reach program:

Emeritus Professor Judy Atkinson is hosting a workshop on individual and collective writing. Founder of We Al-Li; a Jiman (central west Queensland) and Bundjalung (northern New South Wales) woman, she is author of Trauma Trails and collaborated on Listen_Up with r e a for The Big Anxiety, 2019.

Dr Charulatha Mani (UQ), Indian-Australian performer-musicologist, presenting a song writing based workshop.

Celia White, Artistic Director of Vulcana Circus – on the value of the embodied art and practice of contemporary circus performance.

Karen Lee Roberts with a cabaret performance and personal reflection.

Book Now:

This experience-focused event is intended to be inspiring, stimulating, uplifting, deep, challenging, practical and, at the same time, enjoyable. 

The format offers participants the chance to engage with ground-breaking arts practice, to share expertise and insights through curated conversations, and to establish new connections and collaborations. 

WHEN: 26-27 May 2022

VISIT: The Big Reach to book tickets and download the program – https://www.thebiganxiety.org/events/the-big-reach/

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