Coping through photography

We recently had the honor of printing some touching work of Brent Hirak’s. Brent is a talented local artist who has a showing of his images coming up at the ASU’s Northlight Gallery November 20th – December 2nd.

Fallout
Fallout, the artist Brent Hirak writes, is a photo and video document which comments on the psychosis and addiction that runs in my family. During the 27 months of the project my sister Katie attempts to quit methamphetamine and is subsequently diagnosed with level two manic depression and schizophrenia– she enters treatment in the Maricopa County Psychiatric Recovery Center. The photographs emerge when I am unable to cope with the situation… In general they “speak around” the subject, in ways similar to a family (mis)communicating in avoidance of its own secret trauma.

2017-09-21T22:57:34+00:00 November 1st, 2006|Categories: Art, Phoenix, Photography, Professional Printing|

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