by Elisabeth Svanholmer, July 2016 Inspired by Quote seen on Facebook I don't just hear voices I hear life everywhere I hear the bricks in the wall calling each other’s names I hear the peach in the fruit bowl ask the apple how he’s doing I hear the dishes in the sink shrugging … Continue reading I don’t just hear voices…
Bellissa in her cave Bellissa is a complex being which is why I have dedicated a page to her where she writes about herself. The short version is that she is younger parts of me that I hear and experience. So she can be any age (younger than I am) when she comes along … Continue reading Engaging Creatively with Voices #6 Bellissa
DeMon 2005 - how I most often experience her DeMon came along when I was about 12 years old. I refer to her as a 'she' though there isn't actually any gender. Most of my experiences with DeMon are unpleasant, intrusive and distressing. But at times she is just present in the background without … Continue reading Engaging Creatively with Voices #5 DeMon
Collage: how I see MotherVoiceThe MotherVoice and I go back a long way. First time I heard her I was probably around 9 or 10 years old. She is the only voice I hear that has not changed; she is as critical and worried as ever. When I ask her about this she tells me … Continue reading Engaging Creatively with Voices #4 The MotherVoice
Domina describes herself as my better half - who and what she is, is still up for debate between us. She can be great fun to have around but she has also gotten me into unsafe situations in the past. So I am a bit more wary of her these days which means she considers … Continue reading Engaging Creatively with Voices #3 Domina
I have already shared some of my drawings of Søren on the page about him but will do it again adding some newer ones.Søren is my longest standing friend - invisible but none the less a friend.
This post is long overdue! Since childhood I have been drawing and painting images of the voices I hear and other sensory experiences. Over the years I have realised how useful this was for me and how it helped me through some difficult times. Some of the ways in which it has been helpful creating … Continue reading Engaging Creatively with Voices #1 Intro