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Silent Space: a cancer carer personal artistic journey


Bywaters, M, Silent Space: a cancer carer personal artistic journey, International Journal of Practice Based Humanities, 4, (1) pp. 1-22. ISSN 2207-3086 (2021) [Refereed Article]

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This article will discuss in the format of diaristic reflections the body of artwork Silent Space (Bywaters, 2020-21) in context to the researcher’s personal accounts as a cancer carer during the COVID-19 pandemic. It points to an Art Thinking methodology that considers the concept of interior – the subjective – and exterior – the objective – in an approach to engage painting as a self -referential mechanism. The outcomes of this research attest these key indicators to visually overcome the barriers of emotional trauma experienced as a cancer carer. In doing so, it positions the documented artefacts to further engage the cancer journey that my family has endured through painting and congealing these moments in the advancement of my studio practise.

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Article
Keywords:cancer, painting, carer
Research Division:Creative Arts and Writing
Research Group:Visual arts
Research Field:Fine arts
Objective Division:Culture and Society
Objective Group:Other culture and society
Objective Field:Other culture and society not elsewhere classified
UTAS Author:Bywaters, M (Dr Malcom Bywaters)
ID Code:148165
Year Published:2021
Deposited By:Cultural Collections
Deposited On:2021-12-07
Last Modified:2022-10-03
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