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A Kind of Healing – Art and Poetry By Charlotte Farhan

A Kind of Healing - By Charlotte Farhan

  A Kind of Healing – By Charlotte Farhan – smoke into the night smoke into the morning remove feeling numb a kind of healing – memories clutter dreams smudge nightmares form creating other worlds mirrors reflecting the storm – shackled to distraction narratives…

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Life and Death – Art and Poetry by Charlotte Farhan

Life and Death - Charlotte Farhan

    Life and Death – Charlotte Farhan – Death plagues my mind with unexplained solutions the reconciliation is not within reach life is filled with plans for executions this fear you can not unteach. – We are told it is a circle something…

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Somewhere Among the Clouds – Art and Poetry By Charlotte Farhan

Somewhere Among the Clouds - By Charlotte Farhan

Somewhere Among the Clouds – By Charlotte Farhan – Somewhere among the clouds my mind reflects back at me creating faces in moments telling stories with whipped cream floating overhead they enshroud changing colours of our family tree searching for every branches atonement shadows…

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The importance of safe spaces and how to understand them better – Link You Life

Safe Space - By Charlotte Farhan

A safe space is somewhere where hate speech and prejudice is not permitted. This term began to be widely understood in educational institutions and began as a space for the LGBTQ community, to be free of persecution and being silenced by heterosexual privilege. Now…

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Do you reinforce the idea of the Rape Myth?

You Know You Want It - By Charlotte Farha

Living in this world as a victim who survived sexual violence, assault and child molestation I have had to learn from an early age that the systems of power and society are against me due to my gender and mental illness. People speak of…

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The darkness creeps in – Art and Poetry By Charlotte Farhan

The darkness creeps in - art and poetry by charlotte farhan

Hearing everyone else cry but no one asks tears fall easier for them my cheeks still dry every day adjusting masks staring at the sun happy to comply the darkness creeps in. Mother loves with conditions distance is key with my confused contrition more…

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Link your life has changed me as a writer, an artist and as a survivor.

Link you life

It is as if I have always been part of #LinkYourLife, it is a community – a home away from home. Upon waking each day I log in and visit my fellow link your lifer’s in our virtual world, where we open ourselves up…

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Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (CPTSD) Art by Charlotte Farhan

CPTSD - By Charlotte Farhan

This piece of art is a visual representation of what it is like to live and suffer with complex post traumatic stress disorder. Since childhood I have been repeatedly subjected to trauma, which went on into my adolescent years and then further into my…

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Proud to Announce my New Art Residency at OTV Magazine

  Here is what OTV had to say about me and my new position on the team… Open Thought Vortex is happy to announce Charlotte Farhan as our Artist-in-Residence for the summer of 2016. Charlotte is internationally recognized as an artistic ally. She runs…

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Outsider Art – Unlocked by Charlotte Farhan

Unlocked - By Charlotte Farhan

Unlocked – By Charlotte Farhan A pressure builds inside my head like a boiling liquid, spilling out of me, the security lock has been breached. The fear that anything could escape – this is unscripted, witnessing my life – my credibility is impeached. This…

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