Components: Self-guided

Green kitchen weigh scaleComponents: Self-guided

Timing: 35-45 minutes
Mode: In-class; Online

Students should listen to Psychiatric Hollywood and the accompanying audio by Annalissa Crisostomo describing how and why the artivist piece was created.  

Link to Psychiatric Hollywood on Sound Cloud:

See Full Transcript for Psychiatric Hollywood here  Appendix A

See Audio Transcript here  Appendix B

While listening, students should jot down any thoughts/feelings and questions around how the art connects to any of the following themes:

  • Oppression
  • Self-hatred
  • Marginalization
  • Institutionalization
  • Pathology
  • Stigma
  • Violence
  • Power & Control

These notes and themes can be used as a basis for a class or small group discussion about how labelling and diagnosis can be used as tools for power and control

To download or print the worksheet for this unit, click here (attached PDF/Word)