This is a video that Mary Butler, Professor of Occupational Therapy at the University of Adelaide made with William Fairbank, which came out of a series of wonderfully rich and deep conversations about brain injury and art. It asked the question: 'how would an artist talk about their brain injury?' The answers are well worth hearing.
Head On to… is an investigative piece of journalism about life after a head injury. It is an informative educational type documentary to raise awareness of this condition. In his accident in 1987 William received a very serious head injury. After the accident, he has had to come to terms with seeing himself and the world in a completely different way. Communicating on how life is for him, and the other head injured people on the film, is the inspiration for making Head On to….