CG Jung Society of Queensland AGM
Thursday February 5 5.30-7.00pm
downstairs at The Quaker House
10 Hampson Street (Park on Prospect Terrace)
RSVP if you are coming so we can cater for those attending: a light supper will be served. Please come and consider nominating for the committee; some important members are stepping down and we need people who want to contribute to our society. The commitment is not too onerous and it is an enriching experience shaping Jungian activities in Brisbane. Speaking from experience the last committee are a wonderful friendly caring group of individuals who have enjoyed working together. All nominations of course will be open so don't be shy.
Don't forget to let us know if you can come to the AGM - we would love to see you there.
Conversations with Oneself - with Others
A presentation by Community Artist: Cate McCarthy
Upstairs at The Quaker House February 5 2015 7.30 - 9.30pm
Following the AGM
Working with communities is not about art, it is about process, inclusion, tapping into the imagination and developing a visual language. Observing the process is one way of slowing things down. It allows for the small parts to be acknowledged and take their place, creating a framework to improvise in. It allows access to other forms of expression 'where all things can exist' for those unable or unwilling to communicate with words.
Community project: Shadow Puppets
James Hillman describes this interior imagining as “Returning to the middle realm of fiction, of myth, which carries one into conversational familiarity with the cosmos one inhabits”
Much of the work I have done in the past 20 years has been as a community artist, developing and facilitating many varied Creative Art projects with marginalized people in Sydney and regional NSW and QLD.
One of these programs was facilitating an Art and Alzheimers Program in partnership with ArtsOutWest and Bathurst Regional Gallery.. This program won the Regional Arts Award for innovation, as well as IMAGinE Award recognizing innovation and excellence in Galleries and Museums in NSW.
My own artwork in the past few years has been about identity. Further to this I am working on a Death and Life Series in painting and sculpture.
More about Cate McCarthy