Kate O’Neil and Adam McVicker talk about their mental illness and their choreography during one of the “Radical Disclosure” workshops.

Performance artist fights against stigma around mental illness

By Carolyn Chen
Medill Reports

Kate O’Neil, a performance artist, created a platform for people with invisible disabilities to recognize their symptoms and express their feelings. She hopes her work will educate people about hidden disabilities and remove the stigma around mental illness.

Photo at top: Kate O’Neil and Adam McVicker talk about their mental illness and their choreography during one of the “Radical Disclosure” workshops. (Carolyn Chen/MEDILL)