Mental and Art Competition

 

#Mental - Stories
November 2020
 

 

Spain
Barcelona
The moment when you’re feeling emptiness taking over your body, a never ending free fall. A tired woman, nervous, short-tempered under pressure of the abnormal and contradictory. She’s lost any emotion, what is concrete, what is personal, what is real - everything reduced into abstractions - isol...
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...
United Kingdom
London
Originating from the Philippines, Ernielson Limbo uses personal family photographs in order to explore and challenge the representation influenced by normative values the mass population conform to. Growing up in a strict Filipino household, experimentation with gender and sexuality was forbidden...
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...
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...
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...
Russian Federation
Moscow
Titile: PROZAC This is an ongoing project that I started a few years ago. I called it Prozac after a famous antidepressant prescribed for the treatment of major depressive disorder.  Since I was 20 I have been prone to depression. Finding antidepressants unhelpful, I decided to get out of Mo...
United States of America
Burlingame
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United Kingdom
Esher
After a suicide attempt in my early twenties, I began 25 years in and out of therapy. I’d often end feeling a bit better but it wouldn't last and before long, I was seeking out someone else to work with. Asking for help always felt the most difficult part - doing it time after time was exhausting....
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....

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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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