Petra Sluijters (1974) is an Amsterdam based artist.
Her focus is on mental health, with the ambition to make well-being an integral part of the art world. Her artwork combines large paintings with video art to create an immersive and emotional experience. She is passionate about exploring the complexity of mental health and tries to raise awareness of issues such as depression, loneliness, low self-esteem and fear of failure. Her work is intended to invite the viewer to reflect, break stigmas and encourage open dialogue.
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In all Petra’s artworks there is an extra dimension, layer or twist. Nothing is what it seems at first. With these layers she wants to evoke an emotion that the viewer does not immediately experience at first glimpse.