Documenting a highly subjective and photographic reaction to the male struggle with mental health illness Hue Hale creates a body of work called He Suffers with His Nerves, in his own words the work is constructive reaction out of something difficult. Using photography as a facility to heal.
A modern photographic reaction to memory and sociology in geography. A subjective relationship with place and finding momentary cohesion in banal ephemera. Photographic artist and lecturer Nicholas Priest talks to us about his photobook Stadt Fabre (City Colour) where he explores Birmingham, UK photographically.
Exploring and offering discourse through narrative on the women in Jane Austen's England. Ladies of Pemberley reveals the researched semiology on the female role of women in Austen's books as discovered by photographic artist Megan Ogden.
Illustration & Fine Art
Falmouth Graduate illustrator Ella Kasperowicz talks to us about the artistic process behind creating comical satirical illustrations on recent politics. Inspired by Christoph Niemann and Kveta Pacovska Ella creates satirical abstracted images
Multidisciplinary & Mixed Media
Visual and street artist Shane O'Malley spoke to us about his work Duality. A series of geometric colour collages creating fragmented whole shapes. The series mimics the frailty and fragmentation of his own mind while trying to dealing with his own mental health issues. In the work overall O'Malley aims for empathy found in the distortion of the inner depictions of the shapes but the calmness in the geometric order to override that anxiety he's visually evoked from an audience.
Ria Bauwens, a photographer and visual artist, creates intuitive collage artwork where the emphasis is on fluid artistic expression. Her work aims to create a new narrative through the abstraction of found imagery - distorting the initial intent into her own artistic representation.