SNAP OUT OF IT | fragility | transformation | destruction
Mimicking the delicate and brittle quality of depression, SNAP OUT OF IT is a transformative piece of ceramic jewelry that enables to wearer to find beauty in a destructive process. Sections of the piece can be broken off as desired, and restrung into different formations. Each result becomes an artifact of the transition and welcomes the opportunity for new possibilities. The experience speaks to the importance of patience and the acceptance needed to heal instead of expecting quick fixes.
The Head. Vs. Heart: Objects for the Depressed Lifestyle is a series of objects about depression. The purpose of this project is encourage an open discourse about depression by giving transparency to normally invisible symptoms, thereby promoting a better understanding of the condition and dispelling associated stigma.
BDES grad project for Emily Carr University, 2013.