Ana Mess

Ana Mess has tried to stay alive fighting every day against a severe depression. She studied design but could not obtain a diploma. She accepts that she would prefer not to be alive, but lives one day at a time. She has a cat that is her only companion. Born in Bogotá, Colombia, as an only child to separated parents, Ana is obsessed with music and dreams of listening to Bossanova in Japan.

My Life with Depression

I never considered myself able to draw or paint. In fact, when I was ...