#Mental - Stories
November 2020
 

 

United States of America
Pennsauken
"How are you?", asks everyone you meet. I answer simply that I'm:   "Holding It Together" It's 'Just a Scratch'. A little road rash. But I'm holding it together.   Don't mean to bitch, But I'm 'Slippin' a Stitch'. I feel I could untether.   Won'...
Spain
Madrid
During 2017 I experienced a strong anxiety crisis that came into my life all of a sudden. I have always been an anxious person but didn't know it until I started experiencing panic attacks and not sleeping at night. Something inside me had broken and it would not let me continue with my day to day....
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...
Bosnia & Herzegovina
Banja Luka
I'm very often talking about mental health in my artworks, in a creative and conceptual way because there is so much stigma around it and I will never stop talking about it. It's hard to explain how it feels, how it looks like and that reaching for help is not a shame, it can sav...
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...
United States of America
Southport
Jacob Clayton is a visual artist who uses photography, video, and mixed media as means to expand the vocabulary that challenges societal expectations and cultural representations of gender identity and expression. His work often chronicles a therapeutic journey through dissociation and the road to g...
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.
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
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...
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.

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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
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