Explaining a mental illness to someone who has never had any experienced it, can be like explaining Beethoven’s 5th symphony to someone who can’t hear.
Too often those of us who struggle with things like anxiety or depression feel trapped within our own heads simply because the people around us don’t understand exactly how we feel. It’s a matter of perspective, and honestly, if you haven’t been there – you won’t get it. That’s why people like Federico Babina exist.
In his video, Archiatric, he displays mental illness through architecture.
His ability to visualize concepts like depression is simply amazing. There is something about taking a purely intangible concept like mental illness and making it tangible that is deeply visceral.