#Mental - Stories
November 2020
 

 

Canada
Vancouver
Dear My Love,   I don’t even know where to begin. Did you know that to become a butterfly, a caterpillar first needs to digest itself? (Jabr). It needs to take in every flaw, imperfection, and absorb in itself entirely. Otherwise, it can’t become the butterfly. Maybe that is what it...
United Kingdom
Wiltshire
"Mental" was a perfect catagory for me when I saw it on artjobs instagram page.  Obviously over this year it's been a trying time for every single one of us. When I looked back through my paintings over the years I realsied I have struggled for far longer until I was aware by a professional....
United States of America
Los Angeles
Isolation Portraits: Nightmare of the Forgotten Self Isolation Portraits: Nightmare of the Forgotten Self This series was created during the historic time of quarantine, it is acknowledging the cultural context of what it means to be living during the lockdown. Pushing the conversation to refe...
United Kingdom
Eastleigh
After an easy childhood my world was shaken by a very messy parental divorce, after which I struggled severely with my mental health to the extent of attempting to take my own life a few months ago. Whilst I am nowhere near 'fixed' in any sense, I've acknowledged I will never be able to go back to m...
United Kingdom
Brighton
Introduction These photographs are part of my collection Hidden Canvases of Brighton, showcasing hidden pieces of work through abstract compositions. My work has always been rooted in my intrigue of rusting objects and deteriorating surfaces – the ugly and ignored. Photography has always bee...
United Kingdom
London
In her last photographic works, Valentina Albino explores the concept of chronic pain, influenced by her own experience as a chronic migraine sufferer since the age of seven. This selection of images is taken from two intimate self-publications: If you were me and It’s going to be okay (one day). Th...
United States of America
New Orleans
The model who posed for this body painting was at the time going through a very bad situation where (as I found out later) he'd ended up being put in prison. He knew when he modeled for me that his life was over as he'd known it and there was little chance that he would beat the charges. As the arti...
United States of America
washington dc
"Unspoken Stories" involves expressive art therapy to help women heal from traumatic experiences and further their emotional, cognitive, and social integration through music, photography and movement.
United Kingdom
Droitwich/Worcester
Having been diagnosed with type one diabetes at the age of six, I’ve struggled on and off with body image issues and depression. This includes a distorted perspective on life, a sense of my identity being overwhelmed by my disability, a tendency towards bleakness and not trusting anything that appea...
United States of America
Portland
I’m an artist, psychotherapist, and shamanic practitioner based in Portland, OR. I create intuitive art and lead spiritually experiential workshops. My journey has taken me through the corporate, educational, and diverse social structures of NYC, the desert of New Mexico and the jungle and Andean pe...

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Open Call for powerful visual stories on mental health, the contest aim to exploring the
topic in photography through the lens of artists, showcases the reality of those who
directly or indirectly confront the challenges of mental problem and to
raise awareness of mental health issues.
 

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