Through the Looking Glass: A Mother's Journey to Understand the Inner World of her Autistic Son - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Through the Looking Glass: A Mother's Journey to Understand the Inner World of her Autistic Son

Jai’s highly stylised portraiture helps her reach the fairytale land of villains and heroes that her son so often retreats to.

The textural works engage viewers with words of honesty and wisdom to shine a light on the strong emotions, chaos and confusion associated with Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

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Melanie JAI Chaos theory 2009. Mixed medium on board. Courtesy of the artist.

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