Tag: expressionist

Outsider Art and Poetry – Chained to the Past – By Charlotte Farhan

Chained to the Past - By Charlotte Farhan

Chained to the Past – By Charlotte Farhan Chained to my past like a prisoner, with only sorrow to comfort me, at night the mattress swallows me whole, it becomes pitch black, let me escape this anguish, this nectarous misery – let me be…

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Outsider Art – Unlocked by Charlotte Farhan

Unlocked - By Charlotte Farhan

Unlocked – By Charlotte Farhan A pressure builds inside my head like a boiling liquid, spilling out of me, the security lock has been breached. The fear that anything could escape – this is unscripted, witnessing my life – my credibility is impeached. This…

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Art Spotlight – Vulnerability

Vulnerability - By Charlotte Farhan

Vulnerability – By Charlotte Farhan This piece of art represents the cognitive vulnerability of abandonment in early childhood. The figure is genderless and ageless, almost fetus like, with an adult sized body; however retaining a childlike energy conveyed by the rough scribbles and marks…

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Art Spotlight – The Nightmares Remain – By Charlotte Farhan

The Nightmares Remain - By Charlotte Farhan

The Nightmares Remain – By Charlotte Farhan When entering sleep it is never at will, fighting the urge and prolonging the inevitable, suddenly the darkness comes. Soon I am in an alternate universe, a different portal within myself, a place filled with creations from my mind, memories dissected and…

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Art Spotlight – Agoraphobia – by Charlotte Farhan

Agoraphobia - By Charlotte Farhan

Agoraphobia – By Charlotte Farhan     Living with agoraphobia is like being a caged animal who fears its capture and environment. My mind passes back and forth and my panic increases with everyday that passes. Daily events round the world confirm the need…

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Art Spotlight – Female War – By Charlotte Farhan

Female War – By Charlotte Farhan     This Depicts The Want For Freedom For Women. From The Rigid Gender Roles That Society Has Imposed Upon Us. Our Gender System Has Created Oppression And The Female War Has A Mission To Overthrow This System…

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The Artist and her Cats – Painting our Feline Friends

Cats have been of extreme importance to me throughout my life of 31 years. Having reared kittens, rescued cats and met many along my journey, these majestic and complicated feline friends are to me more than beautiful creature but are inspiring and have become…

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The devil finds work for idle hands – Painting to Escape Negative Thoughts

In the past 2 weeks I experienced a relapse and have been struggling with day to day life. Being so overwhelmed by emotion, feeling unable to move or speak. My ability to self analyse had gone, my perspective skewed and my continuous questioning of…

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A New Beginning – let us paint our blank canvas of 2015

So it is a new year and with this comes the assumption of an internal reset button which one can press and start again.  As far as notions go this is not a bad one if approached correctly with a positive attitude and an…

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Art to end the Silence on Rape – by artist Charlotte Farhan

Art to end the Silence on Rape Since receiving reliving trauma therapy for PTSD my mind has swollen and over-spilled with flashbacks and night-terrors. This intensive therapy has hurt like a thousand knives piercing my brain and heart, but with all intensive therapies it gets worse before…

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