2016 Finalists

Gregory HANN

Artist statement: In experiencing an episode of mental illness, the photographer presents this image to reminisce on the joys felt in earlier but recent days. Rather than being a decisive moment, the image captures a moment in time and allows a reflection upon the transitory nature of our joyous lived experiences and how quickly those experiences can change.

The image may also provide evidence that the many who suffer mental illness in our community can use a photograph to provide decisive proof that better days once existed, and may one day, do so again.

Transformation  2016
from the series An evocation of elysian days
pigment ink-jet print
40.0 x 50.0 cm
courtesy of the artist

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