Chronicles of the Ordinary (COTO) is a portrait project that seeks to photograph individuals who have dealt with issues surrounding mental illness. Whether a person is Dr. diagnosed, self-diagnosed, or has experienced it's difficulties with a friend or family member, COTO wishes to portray the essence of each participant, and hopes to capture his or her core spirit. If you are interested in participating or would like some more information, please do not hesitate to call or email.
COTO was featured on San Diego's public news station, KPBS. Please follow the link to watch the segment:
Victoria Maidhof is a photographic artist who resides primarily in Southern California, but spends much of her time working on projects in the Bay Area. She was recently granted the Graduate MFA Fellowship at The San Francisco Art Institute and was excepted into Review Santa Fe.