Documenting the terrible conditions of mental hospitals in Indonesia

2016-03-09 // photography popular

For her series entitled Disorder, the photographer Andrea Star Reese documents the terrible living conditions in mental hospitals in Indonesia, where patients forgotten by the society are locked up without proper treatment. A shocking and impressive series for which the photographer travels the country visiting hospitals and asylums, photographing the dramatic conditions and the horror of daily life in these institutions. Chains, cages, bars, poor hygiene, malnutrition, Andrea Star Reese gives us a disturbing glimpse into the profound problems that are facing psychiatric hospitals in Indonesia…

Warning, some images can be disturbing!

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Images © Andrea Star Reese / source

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