Photo taken by first-time contributor Andrea Taurisano, a 42-year-old Italian photographer based in Norway. Andrea has recently been diagnosed with bipolar disorder type II, which he almost accepted as good news as it finally explained the roller coaster of moods and feelings he continuously experiences. One day feeling super creative, productive, smarter than anyone else, with a burning need to talk, flirt, seduce, and be seen and acknowledged. Next day, feeling guilty, harmful, worthless, terribly lonely and sad, yet wanting to be even more alone, disappear, and be forgotten forever.
About this photo: “This photograph is part of a personal project about the end of a life. It shows love, care, and closeness to one another when we are most vulnerable and in need.”
Find more from Andrea at his blog.