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).
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.
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.
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.