Children's Sensorium: Art, play and mindfulness for a post-pandemic recovery
The Children’s Sensorium is an interactive exhibition featuring light, colour, touch, sound, smell and taste to activate children’s curiosity, connect them to local Kulin country, and introduce strategies and techniques that support emotional resilience and wellbeing.
Archives of Feeling
Archives of Feeling explores the various ways that artists and communities transform lived experiences of trauma into new archives of knowledge and feeling.
Michelle Chen’s Mental Jam is a collection of video games co-created with young people about their lived experiences of depression and anxiety.
The Big Anxiety - Full Festival Program
The Big Anxiety brings together audiences and creative thinkers – including artists, scientists, researchers, health and community workers, and people with a wide range of lived experiences. For the full festival program visit the link above.
Siri Hustvedt - How do art therapies work?
A conversation on art, mental health and the limits of the medical model.
Johann Hari: Why you can't pay attention
Award-winning writer Johann Hari explores why we have lost our ability to focus and, most importantly, how we can get it back.
Hard Place / Good Place
Hard Place/Good Place is a creative research project led by the fEEL Lab at UNSW. It focuses on lived experiences of being in a ‘hard place’ or a ‘good place’, through a collection of personal and community stories, told through Augmented Reality [AR] experiences.
An RMIT University School of Art Partnered Studio project run in collaboration with the Alfred Hospital's Innovation and Education Hub that recognises the work and well-being of the Alfred's staff.
The Big Anxiety: UNNERVED
UNNERVED is a public art animation by multimedia artist, Anita Glesta, that was created from research at UNSW fEEL Lab exploring the impact of trauma on the body and physical health.
Poetic Portraits: Poetry for Community Wellbeing in Frankston promotes poetry as a way to connect with and convey the experiences of women over 18 living in Frankston who are impacted by mental health struggles and/or other challenges to wellbeing.
The Big Anxiety Forum - Learning from lived experience
An immersive 2-day forum for anyone interested in the complexities of mental and emotional health from lived experience perspectives.
The Big Anxiety Speaker Series - Brain Storms: Creativity and Mental Health
Join a panel of artists as they discuss their approaches and responsibilities when crafting creative depictions of mental health.
Awkward Conversations offers one-on-one conversations in experimental formats, tackling anxieties, habits and hard-to-talk about subjects like mental health.
Edge of the Present
How do you imagine the future when you can’t see it? Edge of the Present melds art with science to create an immersive Virtual Reality (VR) environment that cultivates the capacity for future thinking.
To the fallen trees
A public and performative artwork responding to eco-anxiety of extreme weather events.
Combining contemporary sound art and traditional Noh theatre performance with state-of-the-art 3D volumetric visual projection, Hagoromo tells of an angel of the moon and her cloak of invisibility.
Takeover is a program of public events that celebrates the agency of our communities of diverse young and emerging creatives and creates the opportunity to take back public spaces following Melbourne’s successive COVID-19 lockdowns.
Honor Eastly: No Feeling is Final
Drawing on stories from Honor Eastly’s critically-acclaimed ABC podcast of the same name, this groundbreaking performance memoir about the lived experience of suicidality is brought to life with video and projection visuals.
2022 Higinbotham Lecture: Professor Megan Davis
Uluru Statement from the Heart and the referendum on a Voice to Parliament.
Open Access and Transformative Agreements: What's next for open access scholarly publishing?
Join our expert panel in an online discussion on the role, advantages, and alternatives of transformative agreements in the academic publishing area.
Future Thinkers Forum
What’s next awaits at this forum featuring industry leaders, career experts and likeminded peers.
Andrew Sean Greer: Less is Lost
How do we find joy at times when we need it most? Pulitzer Prize-winning author Andrew Sean Greer discusses turning the trials of modern life – ageing, grief and unavoidable change – into stories that uplift us and make us laugh in equal measure.
Kamila Shamsie: Best of Friends
Does principle or loyalty make for the better friend? For Spring Fling, internationally bestselling author Kamila Shamsie examines the everchanging nature of friendship with Diana Reid.
Natasha Brown: Assembly
Hear from debut British literary star Natasha Brown as she reflects on her journey from the world of high finance to emerging as one of the most exciting and acclaimed new authors in recent years.
As we come to the end of RMIT Culture's collaboration with The Wheeler Centre on Spring Fling, we’re throwing a late-night celebration – or commiseration – of some of our LGBTQIA+ guests’ own flings, including RMIT's own Ronnie Scott!
2022 ESAANZ Conference, Call for Papers: The European Union in the Age of Global Turbulence
The European Studies Association of Australia and New Zealand (ESAANZ) invites panel and paper proposals for the 2022 conference.