6 Medicine Bottles, Hanging on the Wall

2017 Mixed media sculptures Detail Images: 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 psychiatristsContinue reading “6 Medicine Bottles, Hanging on the Wall”

Dialogues Symposium

Today I attended the Fine Art Dialogues Symposium at Norwich University of the Arts. Noel Douglas talked about this image, which I found particularly powerful as it is depicting how DWP can treat disabled people. This visual representation resonated with me as it sometimes feels like people with disabilities are left to struggle without muchContinue reading “Dialogues Symposium”

Plastered

2017 Plasters / polystyrene This piece is about mental health being treated by quick fixes – it is assumed that a psychological 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”