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My Life My Art (2016)

My Life, My Art 2016 is a suite of 6 short documentaries and dramas examining creativity and identity of artists with a disability. These stories are proof that nothing can stifle the creative spark.


Cast and Crew Screening


Short Synopses

Creative Ripples
Dir: Jasna Krsmanovic
4:30 min
A glimpse into the world of artist Susan Oxenham, who despite being legally blind continues to create every day and inspire others with her artwork.




Tango Tales 
Dir: Roxie Vuong
5:52 min
Dancing solo and being deaf won’t stop Young-Joo from achieving her dreams of dancing the tango.






Dir: Brendan O’Connell
5:40 min
Majid Rabet uses innovation, invention and art as his therapy and a way of overcoming the trauma he’s suffered as a refugee.




The Milky Pop Kid
Dir: Johanna Garvin
6:45 min
With a twinkle in her eye, actor and disability consultant Jules Harris, attempts to share with actor Craig Hunt what life is like living with a disability. Jules however has the last laugh.
Film Festivals:
Sydney Film Festival 2017 | Read More
ReelAbilities Film Festival – New York 2018
The Other Film Festival 2018

Read more about the Milky Pop Kid


Music In My Mind

Dir: Rudge Hollis
5:52 min
Spend time in My Linh’s world, and discover her spirituality, art, music and creative philosophy.




The Flow
Dir: Hawanatu Bangura
3:00 min
The Flow is an experimental short film reflecting the experiences and challenges of dancer Ma hew Massaria’s life conveyed through dance movement.






Johanna Garvin on representation, risks and revelling in being selected for Sydney Film Festival:

If you would like more information about My Life My Art (2016), you can get in contact with Barry Gamba at I.C.E. for more details
Barry Gamba
Producer, Screen Cultures
[email protected]
02 8821 9158

This project was supported by NSW Government through the NSW Department of Family and Community Services, and Screen NSW.