As a former professional ice hockey goaltender, I have pushed through a lot of injuries – torn MCL, herniated discs, torn muscles, you name it – but nothing prepared me for life with post-concussion syndrome.
What started as art therapy eventually developed into a larger body of artistic work I call “Kaleidoscope”. The images, while symmetrical, are abstract and often hard to decipher but to me, they are the physical representations of my struggle to find equilibrium. The subject matter ranges from junkyard pipes to aquarium filters and skate parks to tiger cages because they were created wherever I was when a panic attack was triggered. As such, each image was created using only an iPhone, an app called Layout and Instagram.