A digital collage photo by Charlie Fitz. There is a vintage sepia photograph in the background of doctors in light robes, head and face coverings. At the front and bottom of the image is a photo of Charlie's face in colour, with a straw hat on. Her head is attached to a black and white image of a nurse putting a facemask on a patient in a bed. In between her shoulder there is text, which says "it's all in your head".

These digital collages were made using personal images and public domain historical medical and advertising images to accompany an article for dubble

Read or listen to the article here: ‘It’s All in Your Head’ – The Dangerous Legacy of the ‘Sick Role’

It's all in your head

digital collage, July 2020

Collage by Charlie Fitz. An old sepia photograph of a white woman with short brown hair in a long, black short-sleeved dress. She is duplicated in three positions, ducking and putting her arms out, avoiding the three floating in colour naked cherubs surrounding her. The cherubs each hold a sign saying 'hysteria' in blue lettering on a white background.

Hysterical Cherubs

digital collage, July 2020

A black and white photo collage by Charlie Fitz. There is a photo of a vintage television on a dusty wooden floor. There is a drawing om the tv of a nurse putting an electrode on a women's head. Above her head there is text which reads, "The blame game".

The blame game

digital collage, July 2020

A collage by charlie Fitz of an old newspaper cut out, to the left of the image is a man pointing at a women, as if telling her off. She is lower down and you can see the back of her head. To the right there is the sentence "It is not your fault - but you must repay the debt!" Repeated 6 times changing slightly each time and getting small each time until it reads, "it is your fault - you must repay your debt! It is all in your head."

It is not your fault

digital collage, July 2020

A photo collage by Charlie Fitz. The background is an abstract cloudy image, with black, blue, red and pink throughout. At the front right if the image is a cut out photo if Charlie Fitz sitting in her wheelchair holding a protest placard which reads "Radical Acts of Care."

Radical Care

digital collage, July 2020