Mental and Art Competition

 

#Mental - Stories
November 2020
 

 

United States of America
Providence
The last several years have held too much loss. People who I love dearly yanked away. Some seeing no other way, but an end by their own hand. I still struggle to process it. As someone who battles with depression, I can understand the wish to leave this life behind. With each loss mor...
United Kingdom
Derry
Lough Foyle is beautiful. It is the life blood for our wonderful city. It has also had a very dark role to play in our history despite this natural beauty.  Suicide rates in Northern Ireland are amongst the highest in the world. Post conflict more lives have been lost to suicide than those l...
Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur
Discrimination, miscommunication and lack of communication made mental illness patients particular lonely. This may make them create imaginary friend(s). They just need care from others.
United States of America
St. Charles
VEILS OF MELANCHOLY We hide so much from the world.  Sometimes we just want to disappear.  And people will let us.   We don't speak up for ourselves.  We don't go places.  We sit quietly in a meeting or in the classroom.  But then what happens?  Our se...
Poland
Warszawa
I present to You a picture of myself – You may say it’s my portrait inside-out showing some of my inner details and - what more – it’s different each day and with each shutter opening. I will be never the same since those photos were made! Each of us has her/his own mental adventures and each of us...
Germany
Münster
PHANTASMAGORIA Phantasmagoria (Ancient greek: phántasma, “ghost”) describes an incidental sequence of associative images occurring in dreams and when feverish. The practice of phantasmagoria was moreover referred to as a form of horror theatre that used magic lanterns to project frightening imag...
Turkey
Istanbul
"Imposibility of love turn all mankind of man to mad one"
United States of America
Southport
Words cannot adequately express what it’s like to go through life in the wrong body. The turbulence of confusion, desperation, fear, and isolation creates a sustained trauma from which I had found very little escape. But after almost four decades of diagnoses, therapists, pharmaceuticals, inpatient...
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....
Canada
Mississauga
I suffer with bipolar disorder and I always have to put on a mask but it sits behind my just haunting me? I try to find light in the holes that are dug by myself. 

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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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