“Individuals diagnosed with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) often find themselves repetitively doing tasks, gestures, speaking or counting with an unjustified fear that stopping the action will cause something worse happening. OCD patients often describe their life as living with constant anxiety, a buzzing brain that just won’t stop.
In the center of this artwork is a brain MRI of a person with severe OCD.”
Title : Repeat. Don’t stop (2020)
Artist : Mariyam Shany Ahmed (Manje)
Medium : Acrylic and Ink on Canvas
Size : 4 feet x 4 feet
Price : RM 3,800
A little bit about the Artist
🍃 Mariyam Shany, more commonly known as Manje is a full-time visual artist and muralist based in Kuala Lumpur. She works primarily in traditional mediums such as acrylics, inks and gold-leaf.
While Manje’s works mainly explore the relationships between nature, feminine beauty and fantasy; she is also immensely influenced by culture and the intricacies in historical elements and anecdotal stories that often inspire the subject matter in her artworks.
🍃 “I believe in my illusions as I let them manifest upon my canvas.” - Mariyam Shany Ahmed (Manje)
This artwork is part of the exhibition, "Be Kind. Have Courage : Mental Health Awareness".
Thank you and we hope you enjoy your art experience here. 🤗