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Instagram artist addresses stigma of talking about mental health by making art with ‘honest messages’ that draws on her own experience of suffering a breakdown

As Covid-19 lockdowns, quarantines and social distancing contribute to the worsening state of mental health in Hong Kong and many other parts of the world, Sravya Attaluri’s work has become even more relevant. “My endeavour is to use art to break mental health stigmas, champion body confidence and promote diversity,” says the 26-year-old Hong Kong-based artist with more than 34,000 followers on her Instagram account, @sravyaa. Attaluri calls herself an “artivist”, combining the words artist…

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