FRESHWATER | SALT by Rosemary Xinhe Hu & Madeline Metras
152 x 229mm, 32 pages, Risograph printed, Saddle stitched, Softcover, Ed. of 200, 2021
freshwater | salt is a meditative exploration of water and its relation to Rosemary’s mental health recovery. Living with a lifelong mental illness like bipolar can at times feel incapacitating in a way difficult to tangibly describe, and can make it painfully difficult to understand identity as a unified whole. How do you show someone what depressive episodes spanning 10 years looks like, with full shapes? And then how do you convince people to care?