I Am What I Eat

Eating disorders are increasingly common today, more and more teenagers and adults alike are suffering from anorexia or mental stress when it comes to food. Anorexia is not only an effect of social and media pressure to be thin looking, Anorexia is also a form of mental illness whereby an individual self-abuses by denying oneself of food. An Anorexic’s mental disorder and struggles are things we may never comprehend.

These posters are my attempts to present a glimpse into Anorexia Nervosa. The illustrations are demonstrations of extreme cases of very strict minimal diets devised to deny sustenance. The texts are adapted from found Anorexic journals in an attempt to help shed light on their plights, thoughts, anxieties and what actually creates the need for such harsh diet regimes.

CLIENT: MESSYMSXI
PROJECT DATE: 2009

 

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MessyMsxi_Emergency_5

MessyMsxi_SNACK_2

MessyMsxi_Fourmeals_4

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