Martha, Candice, Aimee and Deborah

Martha is a young writer and photographer. Aimee is an artist and writer. They are both peer mentors with Platfform’s State of Mind project.

Candice is part of Platfform, connecting with young people to support mental health and social change. 

Deborah is lead artist on Gofalu Grange | Caring Connections, creatively building people, stories and friendship into the fabric of Grange University Hospital.


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instagram: @stateofmindfromplatfform / @platfform4yp


Kaleigh and Andy O'Rourke


Artist Andy O'Rourke has written about Kayleigh's (Yr 6 Garnteg Primary) superheroes. Everyone has someone different they look up to.


Andy: "I’m a maker, painter, facilitator and doodler. I set up Malarky, a community arts company, in ’97 and have worked with many thousands of people to help them create their own art. I work in all sorts of traditional and digital media and like to experiment with techniques."




instagram: @andy_orourke

facebook: @andy.orourke.50

twitter: @malarkyarts

image: Andy O'Rourke


Clêr Stephens, Carys-Haf Williams, Florence Boyd and Chris McGaughey


Clêr Stephens is a Bilingual Actor/performer/creative, co-director of LaLaLa Productions. Carys-Haf Williams has just finished her final year at UWTSD studying Theatre Design and Production specialising in Stage management. Florence Boyd is an artist and illustrator based in Cardiff who has also worked in theatre. Sound editing by Chris McGaughey, Like and Egg Productions Ltd. Translation by Idiom 




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instagram: @la3productions  /  @caryshaf_sm   /  @florenceboyd  

facebook: Orite O What? 

twitter: @ClerStephens /  @CarysHaf1 

Poppy and Efa

Artist Efa Blosse-Mason has drawn Poppy's (Yr 6 Garnteg Primary) superhero. Everyone has someone different they look up to.

Efa: "I am an animator, I am interested in how visual arts can communicate stories. My films often have themes of women, nature, Wales and queer-nes. I like working on short films, documentaries and music videos as well as creating workshops for young people to learn about animation and to get involved."




instagram: @efabm

twitter: @efagblossemason

youtube: Efa Green

vimeo: Efa BM

image: Efa B M


Lisa Derrick



Abstract painting / illustrated comic strips / illustrations using coloured pencil, ink, a mouse or an iPad / jewellery using laser cut perspex, and recycled materials / paper cut outs.


Life and the world around us / body dysmorphia / chronic illnesses / mental health /  the rise of digital distractions / the effects of materialism on our behaviour and our planet / social policy / trees / seas / swimmers / buildings I enjoy / dogs. etc.


Poetry / short stories / longer fiction pieces formed from life experience / magic realism / dark comedy.




instagram: @lisajderrick

twitter: @lisajderrick

image: Lisa Derrick