Raising My Voice [Essay]

Four artists working in a variety of fields consider the impact of mental health problems on their creativity.


01The Songwriter And Painter2007100820080421

Songwriter and artist Rachel Studley discusses dealing with her mental illness and progressing towards leading a creative and fulfilling life.

02The Novelist2007100920080422

Christopher Danes, writer and manic depressive, reflects on the public and personal impact of his illness.

03The Film-maker2007101020080423

Monika Dutta, a filmmaker and multimedia artist, discusses living with obsessive-compulsive disorder.

04 LASTThe Multi-media Artist2007101120080424

Tracey Britton has painted through several episodes of severe psychological dysfunction and she resists the label 'mentally ill', preferring instead to celebrate creativity.