Brainstorm is proud to launch Mental Ideas: an irreverent, witty, unashamedly provocative non-profit film and media platform promoting awareness of mental health issues, all forms of artistic expression, innovation and social enterprise. … Continue Reading Taking The World By Brainstorm!
Ambassador and showman Mat Ricardo is guest speaking at an event at the National Gallery in Dublin tomorrow evening. Mat’s a busy boy, having only just finished his sell-out Big Mistake … Continue Reading Mat Ricardo on How To Find An Audience @ the National Gallery, Dublin
The annual Brainstorm Film Festival (BFF) provides a global platform for innovative and ingenious filmmakers to showcase their films to an audience of film buyers, broadcasters, filmmakers & film fans. Along with … Continue Reading Brainstorm Film Festival
Sadie Kaye‘s irreverent sequel to her documentary The Bipolar Express is in the final stages of post-production. This time her focus is shining a spotlight on the lives of an eclectic … Continue Reading As Bad As It Gets – Coming Soon to RTHK
Meet Mat Ricardo: Mental Ideas Ambassador & Showman Extraordinaire! Fast Hands. Smart Mouth. Nice Suit. The Gentleman Juggler, leading speciality act of the British Cabaret Revival and the UK’s most … Continue Reading Featured Artist: Mat Ricardo
I’m a believer that anything can be funny. There’s nothing that you can’t make a joke about. But here’s the thing – the tougher the subject, the smarter and funnier … Continue Reading Can Comedy Erase Stigma? Showman Mat Ricardo’s Latest Column!
Mental Ideas produces and delivers many different kinds of workshops and events, including exhibitions for our most promising artists. We collaborate with galleries in Hong Kong, Singapore, Shanghai, New York, Paris … Continue Reading Exhibitions & Events
Mental Ideas provides access to arts, film and media opportunities for people of all ages and abilities who are coping with “invisible” (mental) health issues, directly and indirectly. Film & … Continue Reading Projects
This week I’ve been mostly feeling empty. All my energy bars depleted. Desperately in need of a powerup. Veering wildly between panicky and desperate, and “oh, what’s the point of … Continue Reading ‘Woof’ by Mat Ricardo
Like many of us, I felt the bruises of my mental health issues before I could put a name to what was throwing the punches. Occasionally, when I was at … Continue Reading Ambassador Mat Ricardo’s First Brainstorm Column!