Community Commissions

Community Commissions is a series of projects funded by the Baring Foundation, in which three artists are working with communities across Scotland to explore mental health issues. The projects were showcased during SMHAF 2022.

Film Awards
Visual Arts

Elaine Connell: On the Sidelines

For On the Sidelines, midwife Elaine Connell worked with new dads in Glasgow as they navigated the journey into parenthood during an unprecedented global pandemic.
Visual Arts

Robyn Woolston: Art Safari Highland

For Art Safari Highland, artist Robyn Woolston worked with 58 participants from rural communities in the Highlands to experiment with new materials and learn new skills, culminating in an A-Z of Mental Health.
Caring Duets Website

Ross MacKay: Caring Duets

For Caring Duets, writer and theatre-maker Ross MacKay worked with couples who are also registered carers, for each other or for their children, to create a series of collaborative mixed media pieces exploring and documenting their experiences.