Last week I sat down with Luigi Donnarumma of Cat Lucky, and previously Donnarumma, to chat about all things mental health, songwriting, working within the music industry, and how his perspective has shifted over the last couple of years.
In a bid to connect inclusive festivals and embrace diversity and accessibility, UniSA and Australia-Korea Foundation are joining together with Adelaide arts organisations to take the message globally.
I recently sat down with Talliesin Grixti and Lillian Lava to talk about their upcoming Feast Festival production, Numinous Asylum.
Highly respected in Adelaide for his quality workmanship and contribution to the local music scene, owner of Salvi’s Fine Guitars, Steve Salvi wants to change the tune of mental health awareness.
“World Mental Health Day – 10 October – is a day for global mental health education, awareness and advocacy. An initiative of the World Federation for Mental Health to raise public awareness of mental health issues worldwide.
Stigma around mental illness due to misunderstanding or prejudice remains an issue in Australia, delaying or preventing people from wanting or feeling able to seek help, and impacting adversely on their lives.
Misconceptions and misrepresentations about those experiencing mental illness are damaging to people’s lives.” (1010.org.au)