2020 LUCY JANE FRANK PURRINGTON.

MENTAL HEALTH: CALL OUT

Do you have experience with mental illness?

I want to hear your story, your words. 

Over the next few months I am inviting you to describe a feeling, share a poem or simply just one word about your experience with mental health. Selected submissions will be visually respond to over the next few months.

Submission info:

To get involved in the discussion about mental health, simply fill in the submission box below and click 'Submit'. 
All submissions must be 80 characters or less. All submissions will be anonymously posted alongside an image.

Rationale:
To inspire conversations about mental health and raise awareness.

To work collaboratively, include my audience and creative a wider narrative about people’s experiences with their mental health.

Your submission 

MENTAL HEALTH: YOUR STORY, YOUR WORDS

These are the images produced from your generous contributions. Thank you to all that have shared Your Story, Your Words.

This gallery will be added to regulary, so please do check back.

“A shadow attached to your soul forever that you can never cut away.”

- anonymous  

"Million voices in my head talking loudly, a bad dream whilst being awake."

- anonymous

“Suffocating and obliterating my state of being.”

- anonymous  

“I feel like a fraud. Unfixable and unable to truly fit in, be authentic.”

- anonymous  

“Luckily a friend was there who saved my life.”

- anonymous  

“I wish I was on the right track.”

- anonymous  

“Lost.”

- anonymous  

“The feeling of being pulled down into a black abyss but having to carry on.”

- anonymous  

“Why can’t I press fast forward and be in a better place?”

- anonymous  

If you would like to share your thoughts on this ongoing body of work, please feel free to leave an anonomyous comment below.

CREATING IN ISOLATION

     - video

       & photography

 

YOUR STORY,
YOUR WORDS

     - photography

30 DAYS OF KINDNESS

     - video

SELF PORTRAITS

     - photography

PORTRAITS

     - photography

MUSIC VIDEOS

     - video

YNYSHIR

     - video

COMMUNITY / PROTEST

     - video

UNTITLED

     - video

 

TRAIN JOURNEY

     - photography

ABER VALLEY

     - photography

IN A LANDSCAPE

     - video

  PET PHOTOS

     - photography