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Madness Made Me

Nikki Castle / Alexander Gandar
Running time: 3 mins

Former Mental Health Commissioner Mary O’Hagan confronts the stark reality of her psychiatric files.

Down the end of the long polished corridor, former Mental Health Commissioner for New Zealand, Mary O’Hagan comes face to face with the condemning words written in her psychiatric files. This visual poem, grapples with two very different accounts of one person’s madness, and in doing so addresses issues of the power of language, asking: is there value in madness?

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