Titans, created by teenagers at Temple Street hospital, are a series of storytelling wooden figures, like large Russian dolls. When placed on a podium connected to a sound system, the stories inside the dolls are activated.

Spending time in hospital alters your reality because your routines, contacts with people, and feelings about yourself all change significantly when (...)

Right, Mary Bracken (18) with artist Rachel Tynan with a book they collaborated on called Colours of Life. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Teenage dialysis patient Mary Bracken didn’t quite know what to make of artist Rachel Tynan when she arrived at her hospital bedside one day last year(...)