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Aaron Hughes

“We’re bringing about these extreme situations, we’re bringing about that choice where people have to respond just like in Iraq. We’re making people respond to us. The whole idea was to share that, because there was no way in our minds that p…

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Art Works Podcast: Melissa Walker

May 24, 2012 By Josephine Reed Artwork by a service member participating in the NICoE’s Healing Arts Program. Image courtesy of NICoE In this week’s podcast, art therapist Melissa Walker takes us through the Healing Arts program at the National Intrepid Center of Excellence (NICoE) at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. NICoE is a […]

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What Art Therapy Learned from September 11th

Art theorist and perceptual psychologist Rudolph Arnheim once noted, “Art serves as a helper in times of trouble.” The events of September 11th, 2001 opened the door to understanding a lot more about how art serves as a helper in times of profound cris…

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Military PostSecrets

If you follow the artworld or popular culture, PostSecret needs no introduction. Originator Frank Warren started out with little more than a blogspot, but it turned into a platform built on one great idea– asking people to anonymously mail a secret ne…

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