This is Normality
Aileen O’Reilly’s practice explores topics surrounding mental health and self-identity, drawing upon her own experiences with anxiety and depression. Creating work that shares her daily struggle with mental illness, whilst highlighting topical issues around this. O’Reilly’s latest series explores the normality of medication and the stigma that still surrounds those that rely on daily medication. O’Reilly depicts her frustration toward pharmaceutical companies profiting from the very people they stigmatise.