Panacea Poets

A huge thank you to the Queensland Poetry Festival team for the invitation to be part of Panacea Poets.

In Panacea Poets, Queensland Poetry Festival administers a twice-weekly booster of short readings from wonderful poets via their youtube channel.

QPF will deliver these soothing doses of poets-in-iso indefinitely.

It is such a great honour to be part of a project to apply the bird of poetry to the experience of the Pandemic, and to maybe inspire listeners to draw on their strengths and optimism.

So many esteemed and inspiring poets – Kirli Saunders, Stuart Barnes, Charmaine Papertalk Green to name just a few, do check out the playlist! I’ll share a few of my faves from time to time!

Here is my reading!

 

Resarching the Story of Uncle Fred Murray

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To attend this zoom you must request the link via email.

Warning: This trailer features people who have passed away. This video was made in collaboration with BushTV and should not be embedded into other sites.

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You can read more about Fred Murray here AT BAHA’I BLOG

Some of the Research Journey in Images, no explanation is given … at this point in time.

 

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Helene Safajou

Some of the work to be featured at Illumine this weekend.

Be Illumined

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Helene Safajou was born in Ethiopia and raised both in East Africa and France, Helene followed her husband to Australia in 1995 after many years living as a nomad.

After a life in the corporate and teaching world, and seeking relief from postnatal depression, her life as an artist started in 1998.

She does not have any formal training in art. Everything she has learnt has been through self guided learning, weekend workshops and informal online courses, with a large dose of trial and error! In 2009, she studied Graphic Design at Kingscliff TAFE.

She loves using oils, acrylics, inks, collage and hand stitching in her work, which gives her the opportunity to express her family and spiritual heritage.

For her, art is a spiritual practice to connect with the past and the present and most of all a tool for meditation and healing.

Helene is participating in Illumine, Byron…

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