exploring mental health & photography
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.
In this short film photographer Daniel Regan discusses how photography saved his life & how he uses photography to engage in the world around him.
Annabella Esposito is a photographer highly influenced by states of mind, mental health stigma and the use of materials in both portraits & self portraits.
A guest post from artist Naomi Woddis on how the power of photography has transformed her experience of living with Lyme Disease.
In her project
Lost, Dianne Yudelson documents the mementos of the children she lost, breaking down the social stigma of miscarriage.
Marta Beltowska is a photographer originally from Sweden, now based in London. In her project A Partial Print, she examines the change in family dynamics after her father became ill.
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.