#Mental - Stories
November 2020
 

 

United States of America
New Orleans
The model who posed for this body painting was at the time going through a very bad situation where (as I found out later) he'd ended up being put in prison. He knew when he modeled for me that his life was over as he'd known it and there was little chance that he would beat the charges. As the arti...
Italy
Genova
Panic attack. Analogic photography. Double exposure. Kiev 88. Ilford HP5 400 This photographic series is about a personal problem of mine on anxiety problems and panic attacks that I have been carrying on for many years now. Thanks to photography I was able to explain the various phases that I live...
Mexico
Mexico City
AMENTIA CONCEPT  Personal experience with mental illness (Bipolar II Disorder, Generalised Anxiety Disorder, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, dissociation and psychosis, Anorexia Athletica, Anorexia Nervosa, Orthorexia, Exercise Addiction).  Register actions, thoughts, emotions, etc. when suspending...
United Kingdom
Esher
After a suicide attempt in my early twenties, I began 25 years in and out of therapy. I’d often end feeling a bit better but it wouldn't last and before long, I was seeking out someone else to work with. Asking for help always felt the most difficult part - doing it time after time was exhausting. I...
Russian Federation
Vologda
Two years ago I was struck by the story, told by my mother-in-law. Her pretty young neighbour gave birth to a nice healthy child. She arrived home from maternity center looking quite happy, put the baby into his crib, took a rope and hang herself on a chandelier. That is how I faced the post-partum...
Brazil
São Leopoldo
Essas fotografias são feitas inicialmente no sonho e inspiradas neles. Como psicóloga da teoria psicanalítica o inconsciente e os sonhos são um tema de interesse meu. Após o suicídio de uma mulher que eu amava, a necessidade de fotografar se tornou pingente, desde então faço fotografias para lidar c...
United Kingdom
London
I have noticed a significant lack of confidence in so many very talented and beautiful dancers, I question if this is due to the surrounding we spend most of our lives in; a surrounding that is passed of as ‘normal’ because as a dancer you should respect your teachers believing and agreeing with eve...
United States of America
St. Charles
VEILS OF MELANCHOLY We hide so much from the world.  Sometimes we just want to disappear.  And people will let us.   We don't speak up for ourselves.  We don't go places.  We sit quietly in a meeting or in the classroom.  But then what happens?  Our self-worth begins to disappear as well.  Our ener...
Turkey
Istanbul
"Imposibility of love turn all mankind of man to mad one"
Canada
Mississauga
I suffer with bipolar disorder and I always have to put on a mask but it sits behind my just haunting me? I try to find light in the holes that are dug by myself. 

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