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 Annie, a woman who lives with depression, PTSD, anxiety and dissociation. Annie has survived a suicide attempt. Annie copes by meditating, doing yoga, walking when weather permits, listening to music, reading, writing and art. Annie lives with her feline companion and best friend Rumi.

About this photo: “We never know when a horrific storm will hit. Meteorological or emotional, the storms of life come and can be devastating, taking an emotional toll.
These storms leave us exhausted. It’s difficult putting our lives back together again.  When you are tossed about in the center; the eye of the storm, you wonder….


2 responses to “Eye Of The Storm”

  1. photosociology Avatar

    Hey Annie. Thankyou for sharing your story. What a brilliant abstract photo. I like the tightness of the red. It reminds me of feeling trapped and desperate. Tightly constrained but ready to explode.


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