Whenever I’ve been at my parents’ house in the country, I’ve found my self sneaking to the bottom of the garden for a little DIY time. When they moved in, there was an unloved little potter’s shed, covered in weeds and looking a little worse for wear. My dad wanted to knock it down, but... Read more
Clara Lieu, Self-Portrait No. 33, etching ink and lithographic crayon on Dura-Lar, 48” x 36”, x 2011. This drawing is from "Falling", a project that is a visualization of my personal experience with depression. The condition brought on frequent episodes where I felt emotionally and physically out of control. After an extended, untreated struggle, a diagnosis brought relief, and the process of unearthing myself from the disease began.