The heat is on for the Royal College of Psychiatrists. Antidepressants: The Big Spin.
In this ‘identity’ project, we ran a series of workshops exploring different aspects of identity through sculpture, collage, and graphic novel. At the end of each workshop, we gave each group participant the option of sharing their piece with the group and describing both the meaning of the piece and their experience of the creative process.
Labels put people in a box of symptoms and encourage diagnostic overshadow and pathologization of many creative sides of a person.
Croissant customers with busy faces and skinny latte voices, pourin over choices.. all the noise is darling and delightful – a welcome distraction from the frightful girl who’s sat, on the wrong side of that chair, pursed lips n’ a long downward glare.
Editor Note: this post was originally published on our sister site Mad in Sweden and is shared here with permission. Author note: This story is...
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