Major Depressive Disorder
Mixed Media Collage
Prints from vintage books and magazines, digital print, pencil, ball point pen, acrylic paint, cat hair.
Mounted on an antique French architectural design book page.
Clinical depression causes physical pain, it is enervating, and even the simplest tasks become insurmountable when everything seems pointless. Depression's impact on functioning and well-being has been compared to that of chronic medical conditions, such as diabetes. This compositions reflects the growing darkness, the pain, and the band-aids we use to hold ourselves together.
14" x 20"