Zara Veerapen-Padayachy

Team Administrator

What's your role at 64 Million Artists and what do you love most about it? 

I am Team Administrator at 64 Million Artists. What I love most about it is that I’m part of a team that is kind, generous, supportive and open-minded - the best kind of people to spend your working hours with!

How has creativity positively changed your life or the lives of those around you?

I have always found creativity to be super therapeutic. Whether it’s doodling away, scrapbooking or writing - creativity has allowed me to process my emotions. Heavy music has liberated me many a time from feelings of inner heaviness!

What is your superpower?

My superpower is bringing order to chaos. I am able to gather things up and make them make sense. Admittedly it’s not my favourite thing to do - but it does make other people’s lives easier so I’m grateful for it in that respect 🙂

A list of thank yous

Thank you. This year was incredible for The January Challenge, and we couldn’t have done it without our fantastic community (that’s YOU!) Here are some thank you’s below to everyone from funding support to collaborators and beyond. • Arts Council England • Arts Council Wales • Esmee Fairbairn Co-creation groups/ collaborators: • WAHWN (Wales Arts…

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Share your story

Over the years, people have told us that The January Challenge has had a domino effect and inspires conversations and unique little moments in their lives.   Now and then, an email pops into our inbox from someone saying just how much The January Challenge means to them.   Which, as you can imagine, means…

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How creativity helped me overcome perfectionism

How creativity helped me overcome perfectionism Ten years ago, my life changed unexpectedly. I was working in a place I loved, with people I thought highly of, making great things happen.    But I felt flat.   My body knew something was up faster than I could work out what it was. I began experiencing…

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