How music and dance made convict life more bearable

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Sabine Brix

New research from Queensland University of Technology reveals the impact music and dance had on convict life – it wasn't all floggings and deprivation.

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About the author

Sabine is a writer, editor, podcaster and electronic musician with a specific interest in personal storytelling that captures the essence of why people create. She was the former Online Content Producer at Archer Magazine and editor of the LGBTI website: Gay News Network.

Her music has appeared on the SBS series Starting From Now, and she currently produces the ‘80s music podcast Neon Mullet.

Follow Sabine on Twitter @sabinebrix