exploring mental health & photography
Clary Estes is a photojournalist from Kentucky, USA. Her work does not merely document a story straight on; rather, it analyses and re-analyses the story over the course of months and years to show the dynamic and complex nature of the stories we live. Her work My Diaspora is an attempt to understand her life split in two, the life she lives now and the memories that still feel so real to her.
Fragmentary runs a monthly peer group for artists wishing to discuss and further their artistic practice. Get in touch if you’d like to attend.
Danny Day is a fine art photographer who through his background in healthcare and through his own experiences uses photography to explore and express the complexity and difficulties of mental illness.
A photographic exhibition surrounding our theme: ‘MIND’. Two evening events of music, poetry, spoken word and discussion.
Zoe Amanda Jackson is a London based photographer with a keen interest in still life photography and exploring mental health issues within her practice, particularly social anxiety.
Polish photographer Patrycja Marciniak bases her photographs on personal experiences, feelings, emotions, and fantasies, wanting her viewers not to just see her images, but to
Nicolette Clara Iles is a photographer using her experiences of borderline personality disorder and bipolar disorder to influence her surrealistic imagery.
In her work No one could save me but you, Zaklina Anderson combines double exposures of both the figure and landscapes to explore cultural displacement and the memory of war.
Giacomo Fierro is an Italian photographer specialising in landscape and photo reportage. Through his projects he investigates the ever-changing relationship between man and landscape and the traces he leaves in it.
In Traces 17 multidisciplinary artists explore who we have been, where we are now and who we would like to be.
Leanne Surfleet is a UK based photographer dealing with themes of loneliness, nostalgia, anxiety & light through analogue photography.
In his work ‘Isolation’ Morgan Cable attempts to convey his experiences of anxiety and his feelings of being alone.
Daniel Regan’s on-going project Maytree explores the taboo of suicide through his experience of volunteering at the suicide prevention organisation.
In Swimming in Darkness Olivia Gerard eludes to the crippling nature of depression, highlighting the difficulties in mental health that men face today.
Matthew Lees is a BA Photography graduate from Cumbria University, 2016. In Therapy. 2 Lees explores the conflict of living with anxiety.
Alicia-Rea Poole’s project ‘For J’ was created for her mother who struggled with the photographer’s battles with mental health.
Nicola Davison Reed’s dark and often haunting black and white work toys with themes of identity, fragility and gestures.