Based in Vermont, USA and Warsaw, Poland, the Too Tired Project is a photography initiative committed to helping those struggling with depression by offering a place for collective creative expression via online resources, IRL exhibitions, and a forthcoming photobook. 

Launched on Instagram in 2018, the Project quickly gained more than 16,000 followers and has received more than 12,000 submissions. 

We have hosted four slideshow exhibitions—each featuring a digitally projected photo exhibit and panel discussion with photographers and art therapists—in three US cities, as well as one international show at the Leica Gallery in Warsaw, Poland. 

In 2020 Yoffy Press will publish a softcover photobook curated from submissions to the Project, which will be a document of life with depression as seen through the eyes of around 50 diverse artists from around the world. All submissions to the Too Tired Project Instagram are in consideration for the book.

The Too Tired Project was founded in 2018 by Tara Wray in response to the positive support she received for her photobook—Too Tired for Sunshine—in which she used photography as a therapeutic tool to express her personal experience with depression and anxiety. 

In 2019 Zuzanna Szarek joined the team as Art & Communications Director.

The Too Tired Project Inc. is a Vermont Domestic Non-Profit Corporation. For information on how you can make a donation please contact us.

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