exploring mental health & photography
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
In Traces 17 multidisciplinary artists explore who we have been, where we are now and who we would like to be.
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.
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.
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.
Artist Barbara Dean explores her recent ADHD diagnosis and the importance of the act of walking within her practice.
In Jasmine Blanchard’s series she aims to illustrate the feelings of anxiety to bring greater understanding and awareness to the disorder.
Claire White is a 22 year old from Scotland, currently completing her BA in Photography at Edinburgh Napier University. She has a passion for creating projects that evoke a reaction from her audience.
Olli Wiegner is a contemporary landscape photographer currently living in Bielefeld, Germany. In
Entropy Definition No. 2 Wiegner explores landscape and place in relation to themes of memory, childhood and perception.
Mike Kear reflects on the thoughts of the suicidal with Surface Tension — abstract images produced at various sites of suicides along the Thames Bridges.