Dr Stacey Bush is an academic working at The MIECAT Institute, Melbourne Australia. In this capacity she teaches in the Professional Doctorate Course supervising doctoral candidates and running monthly seminars, teaches in the Masters course, and works on curriculum development. Stacey has previously worked as a creative arts therapist with children experiencing grief and loss. Her current interests involve exploring emergent content in process of arts making and the relationship between artist and materials. It is the collaborative relational aspect of engaging lived experiencing using multi-modal art forms to inquire into what is meaningful that drives Stacey’s work practice and research interests.