Concept Development – Co-creating Artefacts

This project would be a collaboration (co-creation) project where by myself and a volunteer (preferably someone who has AD and participated in my primary research) would design an artefact that represents their experience, story or interpretation of their anxiety.  Video footage and audio would be projected onto the artefact - explaining that persons personal struggles... Continue Reading →

Concept Development – Mirror Projections

This project aims to take the audience on a personal journey, exploring the daily struggles of someone suffering from Anxiety Disorder. The double sided mirror is symbolic and represents the two sides (what we see and what is happening internally) of a person suffering with specifically Anxiety Disorder but also mental health in general. The... Continue Reading →

Everything begins with an idea

Throughout this project I've often found myself falling into the dangerous trap off 'tunnel vision'. It's been difficult not to get ahead of myself and as I'm about to start the ideation process I have found myself getting a little stuck and unable to consider other ideas barring the initial one I had at the... Continue Reading →

Let’s just talk about mental health!

   Jessica Walsh's [2015] minimal, two frame gif is simple and very effective in delivering the widely unacknowledged fact that 1 in 4 people suffer from a mental illness during their lifetime and therefore shouldn't have this stigma attached to it.  12 Kinds of Kindness ‘12 Kinds of Kindness’ was a project undertaken by two self-described “self-centered... Continue Reading →

What’s already out there? – Existing Studies

Internet Use, Identity Development and Social Anxiety Among Young Adults This study examines the relationship between the levels of Internet use and social anxiety among a sample of 161 older adolescents/young adults aged between 18 and 25. Each participants received a questionnaire to complete with themes on demographics and Internet use, as well as the Extended... Continue Reading →

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