Courtney Meskell is a photographer and multimedia artist BASED in Boston, MA. IN MAY OF 2020 SHE WILL RECEIVE her BFA at Massachusetts College of Art and Design. Her work deals with the extreme contrasts between being on and off prescription and recreational drugs. Using color and light she attempts to encapsulate what those realities are to her. The embedded belief that she is unable to perform at the level of her peers has caused her to become dependent on Adderall. Through this work she explores how perceptions of self as well as behavioral patterns transform when substances interact with neurological disorders. In this process she uses the attention-deficit/hyperactive part of her brain to drive her creative process to represent the psychological as well as physiological impacts that various drugs have on her brain.