Artists and mental health: a conversation that needs to get louder

Artists and mental health: a conversation that needs to get louder

Author: Alistair Gentry

Publication Date: August 2018

Category: Research

Short Summary:

Mental illness and wellness in the arts.

Details:

When artist and writer Alistair Gentry first shared his experiences of depression earlier this year it resulted in a flood of private feedback and led a-n The Artists Information Company to commission a series on artists and mental health for their Resources section. Drawing on the conversations he's had with artists and arts workers, he argues for more openness about mental illness and wellness in the arts in Artists and mental health: a conversation that needs to get louder.

 

 

Tags: artists, mental health, mental wellness, wellbeing