Art is the Best Medicine
'Art is the Best Medicine' follows artist Steve Macleod create artwork for a communal gym at Bluebell Lodge, a locked rehabilitation unit for men who have severe and ongoing mental illness and who have found other units unable to meet their needs. Steve is a photographer and master printer who has a diagnosis of bipolar and experience of using inpatient mental health services.
"What Hospital Rooms does for me as a patient as well allows me to accept who I am. It allows me to become better at managing my condition."
- Steve Macleod
Directed by Marie Schuller, 3D renders by Jon Emmony. Thank you to Steve Macleod and Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust. This series was commissioned by The Space. Video Credit: Hospital Rooms