exploring mental health & photography
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.
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.