Who we are & why we are

Welcome to the gallery site of Broken Light Collective. We are artists of all levels and abilities who are affected by mental illness. We create and we share our work for the therapeutic benefits to us, as well as others who may be struggling and feeling scared and alone. Together we can move from disconnected to collective.

Photos taken by contributor Brandon Halley, a 20-year-old fine art photography student from St. Louis, Missouri. Brandon suffers from severe anxiety and depression, and is currently in recovery from self-harm. Realizing that photography and digital art were the only ways he knew how to relieve stress in a healthy manner, he started doing it more often in hopes of being noticed and making a living off of it, all while improving himself personally.

About these photos: “These are two images from a series of photos I’ve started at my university, called Menschliche Farben, or Human Color. I basically am trying to blend the human body in with the canvas, but also make it noticeable by using colors and other minimalist designs.”

Find more from Brandon at his website.

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11 responses to “Human Color”

  1. luro97 Avatar

    Outstanding art! Thank you for sharing it.

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  2. Dee Clark Avatar

    Interesting. My hope is that Brandon has a speedy recovery.

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  3. poemcollision Avatar
    poemcollision

    amazing – thanks a lot for sharing!

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  4. Bridget Avatar
    Bridget

    Interesting concept…keep playing…have fun with it…I see your figures “hiding” & “revealing” themselves (yourself) …that’s my crit…good luck in art school!!!!

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  5. Emily Avatar
    Emily

    Couldn’t look just once!

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  6. mundoinesperado Avatar

    Reblogged this on mundoinesperado and commented:
    I share this, I loved it!
    Se lis comparto, me encanto!

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  7. mundoinesperado Avatar

    Wowwwwww! I’m reblogging this post in my blog!

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  8. paulinacorral Avatar
    paulinacorral

    So, so good!! ❤

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