Falling: Portrait Drawings
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This project is a visualization of personal experience with depression and anxiety. The condition brought on frequent episodes where I felt emoti… Read More
This project is a visualization of personal experience with depression and anxiety. The condition brought on frequent episodes where I felt emotionally and physically out of control. Unable to “release” myself from these episodes, I waited for the physical limitations of my body to end them. Recounting the affected years, I realize how accustomed I became to depression’s influence; many emotions and feelings belonged to it and not my own personality. After an extended, untreated struggle, a diagnosis brought relief, and the process of unearthing myself from the disease began. Read Less
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This project is a visualization of personal experience with depression and anxiety. The condition brought on frequent episodes where I felt emotionally and physically out of control. Unable to “release” myself from these episodes, I waited for the physical limitations of my body to end them. Recounting the affected years, I realize how accustomed I became to depression’s influence; many emotions and feelings belonged to it and not my own personality. After an extended, untreated struggle, a diagnosis brought relief, and the process of unearthing myself from the disease began.
Self-Portrait No. 2, etching ink and lithographic crayon on Dura-Lar, 2011
Self-Portrait No. 44, etching ink and lithographic crayon on Dura-Lar, 2012
Self-Portrait No. 3, etching ink and lithographic crayon on Dura-Lar, 2011
Self-Portrait No. 7, etching ink and lithographic crayon on Dura-Lar, 2011
Self-Portrait No. 9, etching ink and lithographic crayon on Dura-Lar, 2011
Self-Portrait No. 22, etching ink and lithographic crayon on Dura-Lar, 2011
Self-Portrait No. 24, etching ink and lithographic crayon on Dura-Lar, 2011
Self-Portrait No. 37, etching ink and lithographic crayon on Dura-Lar, 2012
Self-Portrait No. 38, etching ink and lithographic crayon on Dura-Lar, 2011
Self-Portrait No. 50, etching ink and lithographic crayon on Dura-Lar, 2012