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Proverse Autumn Reception Nov 18 – and You’re Invited!

Mental Ideas is looking forward to attending Proverse Publishing‘s Autumn Reception at the Helena May Nov 18! We can’t wait to discover the winners and finalists of the 2021 Proverse Prize and … Continue Reading Proverse Autumn Reception Nov 18 – and You’re Invited!

Storm Chasing @ HK International Lit Fest!

Mental Ideas had a blast at the 2021 Hong Kong International Literary Festival, which this year had a mental health theme. However, we left our mental health hats at home … Continue Reading Storm Chasing @ HK International Lit Fest!

Attachment: A Film Exploring Trauma and Disassociation – HKIMHFF

Submissions for our inaugural Hong Kong International Mental Health Film Festival are open!   New York filmmaker Fritz Frauendorf came across our festival on the internet while researching film festivals that … Continue Reading Attachment: A Film Exploring Trauma and Disassociation – HKIMHFF

Larry Feign: From The Depressed Comedian to As Happy As Larry

Larry Feign, guest in The Depressed Comedian episode of our Mental Ideas Podcast (clip of Larry and chatting to host Sadie Kaye @ The AIBs below) has a new book out! 🙌 You … Continue Reading Larry Feign: From The Depressed Comedian to As Happy As Larry

HKK Top Fundraiser for Bethune House!

Another lovely accolade from our friends in the migrant community: Bethune House Migrant Women’s Refuge have awarded Home Kong Kitchen a certificate of recognition for being Top Fundraiser canvassing for their Coins … Continue Reading HKK Top Fundraiser for Bethune House!

Eugenia Kim Curates Multi-Media Art Exhibition ‘As The Ship Sails On’

Dark skies. Back pain. Heavy bags of salt crystals dissolving in the gutter. These are my memories of dismantling the demo for my VR work Lithium Hindsight 360 in October … Continue Reading Eugenia Kim Curates Multi-Media Art Exhibition ‘As The Ship Sails On’

Transference Cruises to 2.2M Views on YouTube!

You can now watch Transference on YouTube, where it has already cruised to 2.2M Views!!! Mental Ideas is so proud of its role in the making of this beautifully acted micro-budget indie gem … Continue Reading Transference Cruises to 2.2M Views on YouTube!

Mental Ideas Series 2 Lifts Off on RTHK!

Series 2 of our AIB-nominated Mental Ideas Oddcast will be back on the air @ RTHK Radio 3 in weekly episodes with a new twist, a live studio format and an eclectic mix … Continue Reading Mental Ideas Series 2 Lifts Off on RTHK!

Transference @ 2021 Arizona International Film Festival

Transference was one of the first films playing at the 2021 Arizona International Film Festival. Director/actor Raffaello Degruttola gave an illuminating insight into his inspirations behind the bipolar love story (available … Continue Reading Transference @ 2021 Arizona International Film Festival

Home Kong Kitchen Bumper CNY Deliveries!

So….. this was our Lunar New Year! How was yours? Home Kong Kitchen‘s INCREDIBLE, DYNAMIC and PHENOMENALLY GENEROUS community of home bakers and donators utterly excelled themselves donating a record-breaking … Continue Reading Home Kong Kitchen Bumper CNY Deliveries!

Storm Troupers: Sadie Kaye Talks Mental Ideas in the SCMP

Thanks to the South China Morning Post for this illuminating article by Anthea Rowan comparing her mother’s experience of unipolar depression to the stormy creative highs and lows of bipolar disorder … Continue Reading Storm Troupers: Sadie Kaye Talks Mental Ideas in the SCMP

Fragmented Lives: Sign of The Times

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

Cream Teas For Refugees!

The Year of The Ox is almost upon us and to celebrate Home Kong Kitchen will be baking and serving cream teas for refugees at Refugee Union in Sai Yin Pun Sat … Continue Reading Cream Teas For Refugees!

A New View

Wishing you all a brighter, bolder, inspired 2021! “Walk with hope and purpose into the future. Walk with the dreamers, the believers, the courageous, the cheerful, the doers, the successful … Continue Reading A New View