Rebecca Dandridge-Walker is a self-taught artist from Camden, London. After specializing in pottery, she started experimenting with portraiture as a creative way of channeling her stress, anxiety and physical pain … Continue Reading Fragmented Lives: Sign of The Times
For 26 year old bipolar artist Juliana Kung, art is a way of connecting with her inner hero. Here she shares some of the hidden meanings behind her captivating artwork! … Continue Reading Juliana Kung Connects With Her Inner Hero!
“I am a survivor – so far. Not so much because of being trapped at home by the pandemic, but because of being trapped inside my own body. I suffer … Continue Reading My Abstract Fight For Survival – Bill Lepley
Thanks to the SCMP for publishing this short read about our Home Kong Kitchen initiative online on #World Mental Health Day and then again in Post Magazine on Sunday! We are blown away … Continue Reading Home Kong Kitchen in the SCMP!
Of all the powerful and poignant posts we’ve read about the #BlackLivesMatter protests and movement (and there have been so many), this is the one that resonated with us the … Continue Reading Dear White People – This Is What We Want You To Do – Inside The Kandi Bowl #BlackLivesMatter
Mental Ideas is collaborating with the Hong Kong Writers Circle on a series of short podcasts! While many artists and writers have been feeling inspired by the lockdown and surreality of social distancing, … Continue Reading Writer Unblocked!
Rebecca Dandridge-Walker has been beating the UK lockdown blues by experimenting with portraiture. Her lockdown experience has been further restricted by waiting for a delayed hip operation. An inspirational potter … Continue Reading Portraits by Rebecca Dandridge-Walker
RTHK Radio 3 have launched their annual English Poetry Competition! Whether you’re an experienced poet or a debut dabbler, if you live in Hong Kong then you won’t want to … Continue Reading Opportunity: RTHK Poetry Competition
Mental Ideas wants to publish your Lockdown Love Stories! The stories could be factual or fictional in any genre – humor, horror, thriller, poetry, graphic novel, etc – but should not … Continue Reading Lockdown Love Stories!
The Hong Kong Mental Health Film Festival (@HKMHFF) provides a platform for innovative and ingenious filmmakers to showcase their mental health inspired films to an audience of film buyers, broadcasters, journalists, … Continue Reading Mental Ideas Launching HKMHFF!
After receiving a surge of intriguing podcast submissions, Mental Ideas intends to run an annual PodFest celebrating diversity and creative approaches to tackling mental health. To register your interest or submit podcasts … Continue Reading Mental Ideas PodFest!
American poet, artist, musician and mental health campaigner Laura Konowal writes about her ongoing struggles with anxiety and bipolar disorder in her own lyrical style… Two themes clearly stand out in … Continue Reading Too Much – Laura Konowal
The inaugural NIFA Awards (National Independent Film Association, USA) were hosted by Dan Davies at the Film Forte in Wisconsin this weekend, where recipients included Sean Connery (Lifetime Achievement) and Michael Blake (Legend Award). … Continue Reading A Hat-Trick of Nominations for Contro Vento & Mental Ideas
In honor of #worldmentalhealthday, I wanted to share my completed illustrative series of paintings that represent some of my symptoms of #borderlinepersonalitydisorder with Mental Ideas! I have uploaded the writing components to … Continue Reading Jade Bryant’s Latest Ink Art Collection