We met Tee Clare when he bravely shared his story by video earlier in the campaign.
Here Tee shares some of his amazingly expressive artwork, which speaks loudly of the destructive effect psychiatry’s reductionist labelling can have on a person who is trying to make sense of their struggle.
Thank you Tee, for sharing so openly ❤
All pieces are 5 1/2 inches squared
Carved plywood “drawings” with
Black enamel paint
1) TITLE: Getting to Know You.
wHo WEre tHEy TaWkINg abOUT?
ScHizoPHrenic? muLTipUle perSONalitY diSORDer?
ThATz NOT me. THEy muST bE tAwkING abOUT yUo.
I aM yOu.
2) TITLE: Swatting Flies
wORdZ, THOugHTz, plANz, sONgs,MEmORies, fEArz, lUv,
PAraNOia, HatrEd, birTh, dEATh
ZuiSidE, “oUT OuT dArK sPOT,”
OuT OF mIE HeaD, lEAVE meE,
AL-ONE iN pICE, SOL iTuDe, zEReniTy…
3) Title: Trap Door
EyE dONt nO wHeRE I wUz warKING wHEn I faWleD ThRu tHa tRAP dOe.
I lEFT eAt aWL bEHinD Mea,
EyE dRED tHa CrAsH oN iMPaCT n THa zOUnd oF bReaKING bownz
4) Title: leaf on the wind
SO TireD, flACID, nO mOr fiGHT LefT,
eXHaUzTeD, suRrENDeR, cOMplY,
sURe i wILL TaKe tHe meDs,
LeT tHe wINd caRRy mEE wHeRe iT mAyy