Bahrain, the Middle East nation in the Persian Gulf, is the home of visual artist and Fulbright Scholar Enas Sistani. She recently published a series of photographs that depict many of the misguided beliefs and attitudes people have about Borderline Personality Disorder. As a person with a BPD diagnosis she is acutely aware of the hurt those words can cause. To make her point she wrote and photographed them on her own skin.
“I wanted to be able to not only talk about what it was like living with a disorder, but also how people, society and the community perceive it”.
You can read more about Sistani and her work in this article in the Bahraini newspaper Gulf Weekly