'I am alone and miserable; man will not associate with me; but one as deformed and horrible as myself would not deny herself to me. My companion must be of the same species and have the same defects. This being you must create.' Frankenstien, Mary Shelley.
This series of images aims to investigate the instant image’s tendancy to categorise and archive its content. By archiving my own personal emotional experiences, relating to mental illness, the work is not only looking at the photographic language of the instant photograph but also comments on the social implications of labelling mental illness on a hypochondriac culture.
Frankenstein’s monster only saw himself as a monster once society told him. There after, he holds a haunting acceptance of this.
© Keri Holt