In August 2015 the first post went live on The Secret Illness Wall. There are now 150 Wall Posts, each one a personal story of how OCD affects them.
Up until recently The Wall had only existed in an online space but at the OCD Action annual conference in March 2018, we were able to create the first ever interactive exhibition based on The Wall.
Here is a short video about The Wall Exhibition.
The Wall Exhibition consisted of 19 stories taken from The Wall, each one carefully written up in the form of a letter and displayed with a prop and picture frame. Here are the 19 exhibits:
James, 31, New Jersey, UK
“If I can’t remember the Jurassic Park theme music then our plane will crash”
Prop: inflatable dinosaur
Jonathan, 35, Kent, UK
“I can affect fate”
Prop: clapper board
Jessica, 23, New…