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May 31, 2019

Our latest piece in the One Model One Story series, written by Enoch Li, founder of Bearapy, is about Alice, who lives with bipolar disorder. The accompanying picture, ‘Alice’, by Spanish Photographer Pere Ibañez, is displayed throughout June and July at our Moodlab ex...

March 5, 2018

The first thing that people usually say to us after mustering up the courage to speak about their depression is at one of our events is, “Thank you for hosting this event. I have never told anyone, but I think I have depression and I don’t know what to do. Can you give...

September 5, 2017

“I am hiding in the corner because if they know, they’ll judge me

I am suffocated, because you don’t know what I am going through

I am exhausted because I have to fake like I am okay”

--words from people with bipolar disorder

Because we want you to hear their voice, and be...

April 7, 2017

On the 19th of March, 2017 CandleX held its second Emotional Wellbeing Workshop, as a part of its Bipolar Disorder Awareness Campaign. These workshops are a major part of the community education pillar of the campaign. The second workshop took place at the W_Stage Beij...

January 8, 2017

From an abstract idea to the first photos becoming real posters; from a few people sitting in a bar and brainstorming to having sponsors interested; from flurries of emails and WeChat group messages to meeting reports and workshop proposals…all in the effort to address...

January 5, 2017

Sample bipolar image by Pere Ibañez: “Fireworks” aims to capture the light-headed rush and sudden energy that might come during a manic episode.

In 2017 CandleX is continuing its cooperation with famous Spanish photographer, Pere Ibañez, in creating a photo series to po...

September 20, 2016

Pere Ibañez’s sample work on bipolar

CandleX is partnering with the photographer, Pere Ibañez, to create a photo series that portrays the moods of bipolar disorder. This first-of-its-kind event aims to give those interested an opportunity to experience the emotions asso...