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RENDEZVOUS WITH MADNESS FILM FESTIVAL NOVEMBER 4 – 12, 2011

MENTAL ILLNESS AND ADDICTION are fundamental parts of our human experience and they have always been difficult to present and discuss in the public arena. Fear and stigma routinely make accurate representations and presentations next to impossible. The vehicle through which mental illness and addiction are most often presented publicly is mainstream film. Through these films the public can, in ... Read More »

EMBRACING BEIGE

I think I’ve spent my entire life avoiding and running away from beige, the colour and everything it represents. Beige is conservative, beige is safe, beige is neutral, beige is understated, beige is simple, and beige is boring. Beige is not liberal, beige is not risky, beige is not strong, beige is not exaggerated, and beige is not interesting or creative. Read More »

CHARMAINE LOVERIN MAKING A DIFFERENCE FOR CHILDREN

Charmaine Loverin is a talented and expressive artist in many forms and uses her art as a vehicle, through her history of being sexually abused; she supports organizations that have helped her.   “I volunteer; I use my art as fundraising opportunities in their events,” she explains.  “I’ll do anything to help raise funds and awareness to organizations that matter closely ... Read More »

Artist Charmaine Loverin

Canadian Artist and Child Sexual Abuse Survivor/Activist Charmaine Loverin explains her latest 3 piece canvas artwork and the “I Have Something To Ask…” Project. Read More »