exploring mental health & photography
Elegia is a self-taught artist from Scotland, now based in Manchester (UK), working with analog and mixed media processes to explore body dysmorphia & bipolar disorder.
Dan Wood’s video piece, Hypnagogia, consists of black and white hand printed photographs that predict a post-apocalyptic world, representing his anxieties and insomnia.
Amy Colebrook is a photographic artist who focuses on the concept of the family. Her project A Stage Equilibrium is a response to her great grandfather’s suicide.
A Tale of Two Fathers, by Julia Horbaschk & Tim Andrews, is the start of a longer term project helping Julia come to terms with her father’s suicide and the passing of Tim’s father, exploring themes of loss and memory.
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.
The Artworks presents an evening exploring the dual perspectives of both clinician and patient through photography by Daniel Regan. 24th May 2016.
Corinne Perry’s photography is a form of therapy, a personal, emotive and sometimes turbulent struggle with the complexity of emotions. Life and art have become intertwined and to bury this mind set deep within her would only allow it to thrive.
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.