Media BS: Cultural representations of madness

Coloured circles that form Britney Spear's face

Coloured circles that form the lower half of a face

Coloured circles. Some are blank, others have words

Artist: Katherine Yelland-Mitchell
Year: 2012
Medium: Ceramic on glass
Artist Statement: You have only gotten a piece of her. This piece is in reaction to the recent media coverage of Britney Spears and the medical model framework used to describe her mental health. It is intended to scrutinize the dominant psychiatric approach used by the media to explain her actions.