A Repeated Strain is a series that works to explore the psychological experiences of individuals with mental illnesses and psychological disorders. Specifically covering the topic of sensory issues, the elements and themes present seek to show the feelings of panic and frustration experienced when the individuals’ senses are overstimulated.

The usage of black and white creates a focus for the viewer to concentrate on the subject, while also symbolizing the isolation that can be felt from misunderstanding. Scratches and designs fill the image, visually creating the anxiety and exasperation experienced in the mind. The model is the photographers close friend, drawing on her personal experiences to create an intimate narrative that connects the audience to the themes present.

All images are silver gelatin prints.