Crazy Like ME was born out of a collaboration between artist Jan Lauren Greenfield, performer Joshua Walters and model/photographer Eli Zatura… Read More
Crazy Like ME was born out of a collaboration between artist Jan Lauren Greenfield, performer Joshua Walters and model/photographer Eli Zaturanzki. It’s raw and sentimental and is what happens when allow our creativity to take over. Craziness is something both Ms. Greenfield and Mr. Walters are familiar with , both are diagnosed with Bi-polar I. Mr. Zaturanski is also familiar as his brother was diagnosed bi-polar in 2005.
“There is a certain edge of emotions I have been able to touch because of my illness. It makes me human and a more compassionate person . I understand the fragilities and vulnerability as well as resilience and I believe that comes across- in the touch of their hands, even in their silliness and smiles. It’s all part of it. And yeah sometimes we just like to get a little ..well, crazy.”
Mr. Walters has made a career out of turning “Mental illness into Mental Skillness” and been featured on NPR, TED and PBS. A native New Yorker, Ms. Greenfield’s work was featured as part of the Food and wine festival in New York City and she is in the process of publishing her first book. Read Less