Nutrition “has become a key factor for the high prevalence and incidence of very frequent mental diseases, such as depression,” Dr. Vicent Balanzá, a university lecturer and psychiatrist at La Fe University Hospital, stated in a press release. “It has been proven that the quality of diet and the deficiencies in certain essential nutrients are determining factors for physical and mental health.
This set of photos were my final images produced for my HNC Digital Art graded unit. They were based on the diary of someone living with anorexia and were used as an example of when being too thin becomes unattractive, contradicting the media portrayal of thin being best.
I try to avoid looking in a mirror......im not sure if i eat during the day anymore i just always feel full and starved at the same time.. I never want to eat anymore i feel like im fine i just dont feel like doing anything anymore im so tired from doing all these exposures and shit i need a break from life ..... ~thorn vex
Part II Of the Latest Spring '10 Campaigns (With Superlatives!)
This is an idea for how I could present my images. I really like the distorted effect made from screwing up the paper. This could be a way to symbolise disfigurement, how smoking can change our bodies in a dramatic way. Also plays on the idea of vanity and how if the effects of smoking were on our face, we may think twice before doing it. I was thinking of having this as a possible element within my book to support and emphasise my message.
An Open Letter to the Girl Who Doesn't Love Her Body