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.

Photo taken by contributor Nat, a 70-year-old man who has been interested in photography since he was a kid. He has suffered from chronic depression for many years. Usually the loss of a loved one, rejection, or anything that triggers feelings of low self-esteem will lead to a challenging time for him. Lately, he is rediscovering the joy of the act of photography, and waiting for that moment that tells a special story to the casual observer.

About this photo: “This sepia photo was taken on East Houston Street in NYC in 1965. I guess it could be titled, “There But for Fortune.”

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3 responses to “There But for Fortune.. Houston St. NYC 1965”

  1. Frank Avatar
    Frank

    Nat what beautiful and realistic picture of people you have composed! Great job!

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    1. Nat Solomon Avatar
      Nat Solomon

      Thanks Frank! Just saw your comments (2+ years late)

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