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Bansky Inspires Art Dealer to Open Street Art Centre in Industrial Welsh Town

The Welsh industrial town of Port Talbot, famed for its steelworks, could become a destination for fans of Banksy’s work. The town that woke up to a brand-new mural by … Continue Reading Bansky Inspires Art Dealer to Open Street Art Centre in Industrial Welsh Town

The Brains Behind Disruption

Disruptive Innovation is everywhere. From healthcare to social media, education to music, change-makers from across the board explore the importance of disruption in every corner of business, tech and life. … Continue Reading The Brains Behind Disruption

Last Chance to see Shaun Tan’s Exhibition!

The Arrival is the first exhibition in Asia of Australian illustrator, author, and filmmaker Shaun Tan, exhibiting a selection of more than 30 works of original drawings and digital prints … Continue Reading Last Chance to see Shaun Tan’s Exhibition!

The Aspect of Bipolar That Led to Being (Wrongfully) Arrested on a Plane… Twice!

The Aspect of Bipolar That Led to Being Wrongfully Arrested on a Plane…Twice!  A turbulent true story…

Transference: A Bipolar Love Story

Mental Ideas is working with filmmaker and Mental Ideas ambassador Raffaello Degruttola on co-producing a feature-length film, Transference: A Bipolar Love Story. As well as directing, Raff stars in the film … Continue Reading Transference: A Bipolar Love Story

6 Simple Tips to Up Your Photography Game

The photographer and RISD professor Henry Horenstein’s new book ‘Make Better Pictures’ offers everyday tips for improving your photo skills. 1. Get High The most obvious situations for getting a … Continue Reading 6 Simple Tips to Up Your Photography Game

Mat Ricardo: Embracing Madness

A chance to view Mental Ideas Ambassador Mat Ricardo‘s insightful and entertaining TEDX podcast, ‘Embracing Madness’. Catch up with Mat on the Mental Ideas Podcast, launching on RTHK Jan 2020.

9 Shocking Times People Destroyed Art While Taking Selfies

A look back at some of the most catastrophic selfie fails in modern memory… As we take a moment to look back on the past year, we couldn’t help but … Continue Reading 9 Shocking Times People Destroyed Art While Taking Selfies

Amazing Art Discoveries of 2018

This Year, Archaeologists Discovered How the Egyptians Built the Pyramids. Here Are 16 Other Amazing Discoveries of 2018: From tombs in ancient Egypt to the “holy grail” of sunken treasures, … Continue Reading Amazing Art Discoveries of 2018

One of the Most Enduring—and Misunderstood—Images of France’s Yellow Vest Protests Orchestrated by a Performance Artist

Day-glo yellow vests are an indelible symbol of the “gilets jaunes” protests that have gripped France for the past month. But one enduring image from the populist uprising has no … Continue Reading One of the Most Enduring—and Misunderstood—Images of France’s Yellow Vest Protests Orchestrated by a Performance Artist

Mental 2019!

Wishing you a happy, healthy and creative 2019 from all of us at Mental Ideas! 2019 is gearing up to be a busy year, with the imminent launch of the Mental … Continue Reading Mental 2019!

Our Top 10 Masterclasses!

1. Annie Leibovitz Teaches Photography on Masterclass
2. Ron Howard Teaches Directing on Masterclass
3. Martin Scorsese Teaches Filmmaking on Masterclass …

10 Memorable News Photographs of 2018

In a year when political news seemed to overshadow almost everything else, we examine the photographs that stuck with us—and why. News photographers take pictures as a protestor throws a … Continue Reading 10 Memorable News Photographs of 2018

Overcoming Creative Blocks

We know the feeling. You’re staring at a screen, waiting for inspiration to strike… but it just won’t come. You’ve hit a creative block. But you don’t need to be … Continue Reading Overcoming Creative Blocks

A Bipolar Love Story: Short

Mental Ideas is producing a series of short films depicting different mental health conditions through a blend of contemporary dance, poetry, music and acting. The first short in the series, A … Continue Reading A Bipolar Love Story: Short

Caffeine Buzz

Thanks to Hong Kong Buzz for publishing this interview about MENTAL IDEAS!  Caffeine Buzz with Sadie Kaye