Normalcy Syndicated

An illustration of multiple characters in a 9 by 9 square display

Artist: Michaelia Young
Year: 2010
Medium: Pencil on poster board
Artist Statement: The purpose of this piece is to draw attention to how previously normal behaviours are now being labelled as disorders by the DSM. It is speculated that apathy, binge eating, internet addiction, compulsive buying and shyness, are all possible contenders for the DSM-V.