exploring mental health & photography
Laura Hospes is a photographer from The Netherlands using self-portraiture to connect with the world around her.
Paloma Tendero’s performative and sculptural self-portraits of the body investigate themes beyond the physical structure of the human being, exploring genetics and our body’s vulnerabilities.
Kimberley Beach works primarily with autobiographical experiences as subject matter for work across mediums to explore the vulnerability of the female body.
Photographer Marianna Cardenio presents her work A Personal Truth as an allegorical journey through the process of depression.
Amy Romer is a documentary photographer based in Cornwall, UK. ‘In A Sense’ shares the story of Alfred, a 12 year old boy affected by aspergers.
Ella Macnish is a photographer affected by mood instability and impulse control difficulties, finding passion in photographing her support network.
In 2004, after his own psychiatric hospitalisation, Daniel Regan began a five year exploration of abandoned mental asylums across the UK.
Ashley Hilgarth has spent a year photographing her younger autistic sister as a way for the siblings to grow closer, as well as showing how her sister views the world and the challenges she faces.
Manuela Thames is a photographer originally from Germany, now living in the US. With a background in nursing and alternative healthcare, Manuela turned to photography after the death of her brother and birth of her son in an attempt to make sense of the contrast of both loss and creation of new life.
Maren Klemp is an artist from Oslo, Norway. Klemp’s deeply emotive images incorporate the magic of the Scandinavian landscape, using both herself and her children as her subjects.