Photographs of Masks, Marionettes, and Monsters from past travels around Italy and Prague

I used to make clay dolls as a hobby, and I love masks and marionettes, so while traveling I take photographs of these items where I can find them. Most of these images were taken around Italy (Venice, Rome, and Florence), Prague, the first two photographs were taken in Israel, and the last two are … Continue reading Photographs of Masks, Marionettes, and Monsters from past travels around Italy and Prague

Surrealist Drawing Game: Exquisite Corpse

Exquisite Corpse is a drawing game that the Surrealists played frequently to produce collaborative drawings and images; this version was made up in the 1920s in Paris by the surrealists Yves Tanguy, Jacques Prévert, André Breton and Marcel Duchamp. The name, "cadavre exquis" in French, was extracted from "le cadavre exquis boira le vin nouveau' … Continue reading Surrealist Drawing Game: Exquisite Corpse

Doll Hospital Journal

                Doll Hospital is an intersectional/queer/feminist literary mental health journal, founded by Bethany Rose Lamont in 2014, that often focuses on personal experiences of survival, told through art and literature. This is a super cute, well designed and important little book to own, carry with you, support, and recommend to friends and family. From … Continue reading Doll Hospital Journal

Book Pile: Comics and Mental Health

A selection of comics related to mental (and physical) health. These are honest, beautiful, and often brutal narratives. Included in this assembly (with descriptions from publishers' websites): My Favorite Thing is Monsters by Emil Ferris (2017) Set against the tumultuous political backdrop of late ’60s Chicago, My Favorite Thing Is Monsters is the fictional graphic diary of … Continue reading Book Pile: Comics and Mental Health