Joshua Walters was born in Berkeley, California. In 2001, while attending the San Francisco School of Arts, Joshua was diagnosed with bipolar disorder after hallucinating he was Jesus (who hasn’t?!) … Continue Reading Joshua Walters: Just Crazy Enough…
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!
After being invited to discuss suicide on RTHK‘s Backchat in response to the suicides of Anthony Bordain and Kate Spade, I penned this stream of consciousness article trying to rationalize the … Continue Reading The Importance of Doing What We’re Bad At – Sadie Kaye
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
Brainstorm‘s Mental Ideas platform places paramount importance on discovering, nurturing and championing new talent from around the world by brokering mutually beneficial relationships between emergent and established talent. In order to … Continue Reading Mental Ideas Films
Brainstorm‘s annual Mental Ideas Awards (MIA) recognize creative, innovative and inspirational solutions to a diverse range of mental health and social issues. Benefitting enormously from the generosity of sponsors, the key … Continue Reading Mental Ideas Awards
Work by our phenomenal talent pool of artists, writers, filmmakers, ambassadors, poets, musicians, performers, social entrepreneurs, collaborators & supporters. Join us! @ Mental Ideas Hub
It’s not always easy to capture the seriousness of conditions such as obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) or depression in a simple way.
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
Ever since I was a teenager, for periods of months at a time, I have led an exhausting double life: My Life Awake and My Life Asleep. One of my … Continue Reading My Life Asleep – Sadie Kaye
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
Bipolar Hong Kong is Hong Kong’s first peer-led bipolar support group. Established in 2015 by Sadie Kaye, it’s since grown into a large collective of Hong Kong-based professionals, students, writers … Continue Reading Support Groups: Bipolar Hong Kong
The Bipolar Express is an irreverent 30-minute roller coaster through the euphoric highs and debilitating lows of the bipolar mind. Produced and presented for RTHK by Sadie Kaye, guests include … Continue Reading The Bipolar Express on RTHK