But who is the illest?

Lately I’ve been wondering why amongst the mental health community there is so much competition to have the most symptoms, the roughest deal in life or who is struggling the worst. It’s so so easy to focus on all things negative, but why is there a need to feel like you have to prove howContinue reading “But who is the illest?”

6 Medicine Bottles, Hanging on the wall

2017 Screw Loose Aluminium Screws & Resin Stating the obvious a little, this refers to the common term “They’ve got a screw loose”. Perhaps this comments on the stigma surrounding mental health. Gold Dust 9ct Gold Leaf & Resin Referring to having a decent medication that finally works, which psychiatrists are reluctant to prescribe. QuickContinue reading “6 Medicine Bottles, Hanging on the wall”

Plastered

2017 Plasters / polystyrene This piece is about mental health being treated by quick fixes – it is assumed that a MH problem can be solved by chucking medication at someone or by doing talking therapy, when in fact it is much more difficult and complex. There is no ‘cure’ for many conditions and theyContinue reading “Plastered”

New Year New Start

It’s been roughly a year since I was discharged from an acute ward. I’ve Just started my Masters Degree in Fine Art and I couldn’t enjoy it more. Planning to update this blog more regularly and publish a website like a real life Fine Artist!