“Just like the lotus we too have the ability to rise from the mud, bloom out of the darkness and radiate into the world.” – Unknown Adam – Grey Matters collaboration between artist Emma Allen and neuroscientist Daisy Thompson-Lake. This piece is an animated portrait illustrating some of the underlying neurological processes and emotions associated with depression. Created with face paint and stop-motion animation. Copyright Emma Allen Written, Directed and Animated – Emma Allen Produced – Daisy Thompson-Lake, Emma Allen Performance – Malik Ibheis Camera & Lighting – Robin Samson Sound Design – Tudor Brothers Post Production – Huxley Studios Neuroscience Consultant – Daisy Thompson-Lake @greymattersprojects @imakefings Supported by – Artichoke, Queen Mary Center for Public Engagement, The Flash Pack, Huxley Studio and all the wonderful folk who donated to our crowdfunding campaign The Grey Matters mission is to raise awareness by creating artistic impressions of underlying neurological processes involved in mental health disorders. Adam, the first film in the series, tackles the subject of depression. greymattersprojects@gmail.com Emma Allen http://bit.ly/2mpWoHs https://twitter.com/imakefings http://bit.ly/2mKPvDk http://bit.ly/2qsYOsT