Mental and Art Competition

 

#Mental - Stories
November 2020
 

 

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
London
My work is often drawn from experiences in my own life. I define my personality as hypersensitive, meaning I am often on high alert with my surroundings. This is both a blessing as well as a disadvantage. Whilst I tend to notice the beauty in the mundane, my mind can very quickly become ov...
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 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...
Finland
Tampere
"Feeling BLUE" is a series about emotional sadness and lack of energy. "With this series I want to virtually engage in with other emotional people by pointing out that crying is the body's way to reduce but also process emotional stress, therefore it is needed. We live in a world where there is s...
France
Paris
Studio Upstairs is a project I started in 2016. Following the loss of my elder brother in a tragic accident, I needed to focus on something to help me cope through the intense mourning process. Through my creative outlet being mainly photography and writing at the time, I sought to explore how...
Slovak Republic (Slovakia)
Prievidza
POSTPARTUM LAKE OF SANITY REPETITION NO EDITING RAW BASIC UNPOLISHED MADNESS MY SON TAKES ME OUT EVERY DAY WALKING IN CIRCLES WALKING IN MILION DIFFERENT DIRECTIONS RAINING LOTS OF CRYING SMELL MUDDY RIVER DISPAIR SILVER TREE SOLITUDE TALKING TO MYSELF EXHAUSTION LOTS OF TCHAI WALKING OUT OF MY HEAD...
Romania
Sighișoara
  My work tells of an enigmatic, entrancing world, in which dreams and reality intertwine and serve as equal counterparts to each other's surreal existence. "Lost and Found" belongs to a part of said world, as it focuses on mental health and fragility. My photography aims to intrigue, cha...
United States of America
Burlingame
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United Kingdom
Brighton/London
I am a photographer from Lancing, near Brighton. I grew up in a single parent family, in a council house. My art is work to make change and highlight the ever expanding gaps between the classes, as well as commenting on other political topics.

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Mental

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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