Mental and Art Competition

 

#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...
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....
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...
France
Paris
IN PIECES  On a cold January night, I received a call from a friend of mine who reached to me with a special request. " I need you to photograph me," she said, " I need you to photograph my broken heart". In a trembling voice, she then went on sharing her entire story. As I was car...
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
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...
Italy
Genova
Panic attack. Analogic photography. Double exposure. Kiev 88. Ilford HP5 400 This photographic series is about a personal problem of mine on anxiety problems and panic attacks that I have been carrying on for many years now. Thanks to photography I was able to explain the various phases that I li...
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...
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 Kingdom
Norwich
Michael Morgan ‘Grassroots’   The phrase “living for the weekend” is a term that almost all of us can relate to, whether it’s partying with friends, spending time with loved ones or for many of those who participate in Amateur sports. The world of Sunday league football to some of us may...

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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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