This books depicts in vivid paintings psychotic episodes the author experienced as an adult.
Linda Monteith Gardiner is a photographer and filmmaker and is both tortured and inspired by schizoaffective disorder. She grew up in small town Ontario and has a degree in French literature and linguistics. She also studied piano for 10 years through the Royal Conservatory of Music. She is working to finish her first film, The Valedictorian. She has completed a graphic novel depicting her psychotic episodes or visions, if you will, entitled, Me, At Home with the Cameras. She speaks passionately to reduce the stigma surrounding mental illness and uses film and photography as a platform to normalize the discussion around mental illness in general and psychosis in particular.