Bibliography, Media & Awards

Our work has been featured, reviewed and photographed in the following publications and media:

Print & Online

A. Adeyeye, 2016. ‘Visualising Bipolar Disorder Through Art’, The Humanology Project: Pathos Pieces (US)

Anon., 2014a. ‘Artist Missy Douglas and Me’, Bipolarshebrit (UK)

___2014b. ‘Stop Taking Meds And Become a Famous Artist Instead’, MentalHealthForum (US)

___2014c. ‘Visualising Bipolar Disorder Through Art’, (US)

___2014d. ‘BipolART: A Review of 2:365’, (South Africa)

S. Barnes, 2018. ’25+ Stunning Photos From Burning Man 2018 Give a Glimpse of Its Wild Creativity’, My Modern Met (US)

A. Daniels, 2016. The Changing Portrayal of Mental Disorder from Old to Contemporary Art, Advanced Level Thesis (King Edward VI School, Birmingham, UK)

G. Demarest, 2017. Mental Illness and Creativity, Bachelor’s Thesis (Appalachian State University, NC, US)

M. Douglas, 2019 (forthcoming). & Rask, K., The Aesthetic of Mental Disorder: 2:365, Bipolar & Beyond, Seattle: ucki ood

___2014a. & Rask, K., 2:365 Art Book, Seattle: ucki ood

___2014b. & Maxwell, V., ‘The Bipolar Aesthetic: 365 Days of Artistic Disorder’, Psychology Today (US)

___2014c. & Tracy, N., ‘365 Days of Bipolar Art’, Bipolar Burble

___2013. & Rask, K., ‘The Anglo-American Collaboration That’s Going Places’, Brussels Weekly (Belgium)

Editorial, 2018. ‘Burning Man 2018: deze beroemdheden trokken naar de woestijn’, Vogue (NL) – September 5th (The Netherlands)

D. Feingold, 2016. ‘Trippy Artwork’, Feinart (US)

F. Fizha, 2016. ‘7 Karya Seni Menakjubkan yang Diciptakan Penderita Gangguan Mental’, Inddit (Indonesia)

L. Graham, 2014. ‘2:365 Ucki Ood Book’, Laurasaurus (Brighton, UK)

S. Hoebee, 2016. ‘10 Fascinating and Trippy Works of Art’, Listverse (US/UK)

D. Jackel, 2019. ‘Creative Thinking: The Truth About the Link Between Bipolar Mania and Creativity’, BP Magazine (US)

J. Keimig, 2019. ‘These Sculptures Would Be Terrifying To Encounter When You’re Off Your Tits On Drugs – Odd Jelly Out: Introversion’, The Stranger (Seattle, US)

D. Keller, 2014. ‘Visualising bipolar disorder through art’, BBC World News Online – Health (London, UK) – reproduced,

S. Lalla, 2018. ‘Stories of Psychiatry’, Stories of Medicine (US)

V. M, 2018. ’20 photos qui révèlent l’ambiance surréaliste et folle du Burning Man 2018′, Creapills (Paris)

H. Marshall, 2016. ‘Stigma: The Exhibition’, Art Gallery NSW Online (Sydney, Australia)

D. Maclean, 2018. ‘The best artwork from Burning Man 2018, including The Orb, Odd Jelly Out and Rainbow Bridge’, The Independent – September 3rd (UK)

K. Marchese, 2018. ‘The Most Amazing Photos Taken At Burning Man 2018’, Designboom (Italy, China, US)

J. Miller, 2018 (forthcoming). ‘I am a Storm with Skin: Turbulence & Bipolar Disorder’, Doctoral thesis (Interdisciplinary Studies, Union Institute and University, OH, US)

L. Myers, 2015. ‘The Art of Living with Bipolar Disorder’, Better Mental Health Magazine (Sydney, Australia)

S. Nadeem, 2016. Missy Douglas & the 2:365 Project, Bachelor’s Thesis (Pakistan Institute of Fashion Design, Lahore, Pakistan)

R. Oliver, 2016. North & South: The Art of Missy Douglas, Bachelor’s Thesis (Ceramics, University of Sunderland, UK)

Nikos Papailiou, 2018. 30 φωτογραφίες που αποδεικνύουν ότι το Burning Man είναι το πιο τρελό φεστιβάλ στον κόσμο, Athens Voice – September 3 (Greece)

S. Quiroz, 2018. ‘Redmond Lights features six new temporary artists’, Redmond Reporter – November 21 (WA, US)

J. Schwartz, 2016. ‘Crazy Baby Art’, Wallyhood (Seattle, WA, US)

Shristi (& Lonepack), 2018. ‘Bipolar Disorder’, Medium (US)

C. Taylor, 2017. ‘Artists Illustrating Mental Health’, M.A. thesis (Digital Art, De Montfort University, UK)

J. Ziegler, 2015. ‘The Torture That Shouldn’t Be’, IB Thesis, (Bay Port High School, Suamico, WI, US)


Conference Papers & Lectures

2016. ‘Fear of Mental Health Medications & Loss of Authenticity’, NAMI, Snohomish County, Lynnwood WA

2015. ‘2:365: Art & Bipolar’, Students & Samaritans Distinguished Advocate Series Lectures, Brown University, Providence RI

2014. ‘2:365: The Art of Living With Bipolar’, International Bipolar Foundation Webinar Series, San Diego CA


Radio & Film

J. Cassaras & Smith, A., 2018. ‘Bipolar Disorder: In Our Own Words. Illustrating Bipolar With Art’, with Creative Cabin Studios (Atlanta, GA)

J. Griff, 2014. ‘Interview with Missy Douglas on her life and work’, BBC Radio Northampton (Northampton, UK)

J. Rybka, 2017. ‘Missy Douglas: The Art of Living With Bipolar’, Bipolar Daze Videos



2015. UK G.D.S.T Alumna of the Year Award (Nomination)

2014. US National Council of Behavioral Health Excellence Award (Nomination)


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