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 and Proverse Publishing on a brand new strand of podcasts! While many artists and writers have been feeling inspired by the lockdown … 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 in its first short story anthology! The stories could be factual, inspired by real events or fictional! They can be written in any … Continue Reading Lockdown Love Stories!
The Hong Kong International Mental Health Film Festival (@HKIMHFF) provides a platform for innovative and ingenious filmmakers to showcase their mental health inspired films to an audience of film buyers, broadcasters, … Continue Reading Mental Ideas Launches HKIMHFF!
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
I created this piece to signify how technology creates information overload and thus placed the hand drawn artwork using the laptop as a frame for the piece. Information overload can … Continue Reading Information Overload – Param Vibe Mirpuri
Meet our newest recruit and Resident Artist Param Vibe Mirpuri! Param Vibe is a dancer, writer, visual artist and spoken word poet. He fuses poetry, dance, character acting and abstract art to … Continue Reading Param Creates Vibe for Exploding Mental Health!
Jade Bryant is a prodigiously talented young artist from Devon, UK, and Mental Ideas ambassador. Her art is inspired by her experiences with borderline personality disorder and antisocial personality disorder. … Continue Reading Sneak Peak at Jade Bryant’s Inktober Art Collection!
Filmmakers Ilze Millere and Carl Bradshaw of Elementi Media are producing their first feature film Limerence; a twisted adult fairytale about obsessive love starring Roe Haven, Emilie Sofie Johannesen and Madeleine Lloyd-Jones – and they would love to have your … Continue Reading Limerence: A Twisted Adult Fairytale About Obsessive Love!
Quadratura is an experimental short film by Elementi Media about visiting your life’s memories and lessons before ending this life and starting another. Filled with riddles, metaphors, poetry, dance and … Continue Reading Quadratura by Elementi Media
Mental Ideas sat down with artist Shawn Coss to discuss his often controversial artistic depiction of mental disorders, which have raised awareness of mental illness globally. Philippe Joly: You seem to … Continue Reading Passion & Poison – Interview With Artist Shawn Coss