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exploring mental health & photography

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Katie Crawford

Katie Crawford

17th May 2015 2

Katie Crawford’s My Anxious Heart is a conceptual exploration of living with general anxiety disorder through a series of self-portraits.

Liz Atkin

Liz Atkin

10th May 2015 1

Compulsive Skin Picking dominated Liz Atkin’s life for more than 20 years, but through a background in dance and theatre, she confronted the condition to harness creative repair and recovery.

Christina Riley

5th May 2015 0

Christina Riley’s Back to Me is a raw look at the use of photography to bring oneself back from the brink of mental illness.

Fragmentary

Fragmentary presents: artist talks

5th May 2015 0

Three artists whose work explores art and mental health will be sharing their deeply personal projects with a Q&A session after as a part of Creativity and Well Being Week. The event will take place on June 5th 2015, hosted by The Free Space Gallery (London).

Jim Mortram

5th May 2015 0

Jim Mortam is a self-taught photographer from Norfolk (UK) whose emotionally evocative photo-essays marry text and image to share the stories of those often living on the margins.

Andy Barmer

Andy Barmer

25th April 2015 0

Abide with Me is a 15 minute film short about three generations of one family – daughter, mother and grandfather. From the perspective of the present, it explores how the past has influence in the family.

Racquel Fortuna

Racquel Fortuna

18th April 2015 0

Racquel Fortuna’s series Overcoming Anxiety places herself in the frame as a way of battling her anxiety issues.

The Church at the Bottom of the Hill

Jennifer Wells

17th April 2015 0

Jennifer Nichole Wells uses a variety of materials including clay, paint, cardboard, foam and HO and dollhouse scale miniatures to create small-scale dioramas. She then transforms her miniature creations through her camera lens, using various photo and post processing techniques.

It's Hardly Noticeable

John Keedy

17th April 2015 0

John William Keedy’s series It’s Hardly Noticeable is the visual epitome of neurosis and anxiety.

Antonia Attwood

Antonia Attwood

31st March 2015 0

Antonia Attwood’s video piece My Mother Tongue is an exploration of a mothers experience with bipolar disorder, as imagined through the eyes of her daughter.

Sarah Carpenter

31st March 2015 0

Sarah’s latest series, Emerging, focuses on the issues surrounding mental health, specifically eating disorders. The project explores how seemingly mundane objects and situations can be obstacles from which we emerge on a daily basis.