Seeing Mental Illness

Getty Images is currently running a competition for photographs and images that depict mental illness in a way that rejects stereotypical portrayals and incorporates their recommendations. The photograph above is another submission from the South Bank Hub.  Artist Statement: People who are mentally ill are often afraid of telling others that they are struggling, due to a fear of … More Seeing Mental Illness

Vertical Farms

The human world population has dramatically increased in the past century, from 1.6 billion in 1900 to 7.3 billion in 2015. It is estimated that the world population will peak at 10 billion within this century, around the year 2050. As the population increases, limited resources will become more and more scarce, such as food … More Vertical Farms

The Difficulty Reaching Out

Getty Images is currently running a competition for photographs and images that depict mental illness in a way that rejects stereotypical portrayals and incorporates their recommendations. The photograph above is the South Bank Hub’s first submission.  Artist Statement: Communication technology is a means through which the world has effectively become a smaller place. We can speak to anyone, … More The Difficulty Reaching Out

Twitter Tips for Profit or Not

Social media has gone through a startling transformation from MySpace teenagers complaining about their parents to multi-national corporations engaging with their customers in a way never thought possible. Social media has become an advertising force to rival television and billboards without any associated cost and for companies to eschew this phenomenon is entirely their loss. … More Twitter Tips for Profit or Not

Photographing Mental Health

This week SANE Australia published a survey entitled Picture This: How Australians picture mental illness. The aim of the survey was to discover what Australians living with mental illness thought was a fair and accurate visual portrayal of the experience of mental illness. According to the survey this image was the most popular amongst respondents and … More Photographing Mental Health