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Thankful for art in Ōtautahi

Ōtautahi Creative Spaces wants a world where creativity is front and centre in mental health, and supports people with experience of mental distress to thrive through creativity. From Zoom calls to supplying a kete of art materials to artists, founder and director Kim Morton speaks to Creative New Zealand about what they have done to support artists during the lockdown, what they have learned from the experience and the ways in which the arts have helped artists through this challenging time.

Read the full story on the Ōtautahi Creative Spaces website.

 

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Catherine Brougham, an artist at Ōtautahi Creative Spaces in Christchurch 

Overwrought, 21 x 29.5cms. Medium: graphite pencil

Thankful for art in Ōtautahi

 

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