January 18, 2022

Job Opportunity: Film Coordinator (Freelance)

The Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival, led by the Mental Health Foundation, is looking for…
December 21, 2021

Theo Panagopoulos: Reflections on the New Promoters scheme

Filmmaker and curator Theo Panagopoulous reflects on his experiences working with SMHAF as part of…
December 15, 2021

Call for Entries, SMHAF 2022 Writing Competition: 'Gather'

The Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival is delighted to launch its 2022 Writing Competition, held…
December 02, 2021

SMHAF Invites You to Explore What It Means to 'Gather' in 2022

SMHAF will return from 4-24 May 2022 to explore the theme of 'Gather'.
November 22, 2021

Perch: The View From Here

We are delighted to announce the publication of Perch: The View From Here, A Special Issue on…
November 18, 2021

Songs from the Other Side: Interview with Giulia Montalbano

"We are all linked with mental health and this was already a great start to…
November 08, 2021

A Tribute to Beldina Odenyo Onassis

We would like to convey our deepest sympathies to the family and friends of Beldina…
November 04, 2021

SMHAF presents HEALING, a series of short film events curated by Theo Panagopoulos

This November and December, the Scottish Mental Heath Arts Festival presents Healing, a series of…
November 03, 2021

Mental Health Arts Network: Call for Working Group Participants

Learn more about this opportunity to join the working group for a new Mental Health…
October 13, 2021

New Promoters Scheme: Introducing Theo Panagopoulos

Theo Panagopoulos is a Greek-Lebanese filmmaker, working with SMHAF as a New Promoter.
September 21, 2021

Out of Sight Out of Mind Promises An ‘Exhibition for All’

Out of Sight Out of Mind is an ambitious multimedia exhibition, which this year proudly…
September 09, 2021

New Community Commissions to Work with Carers, New Fathers and Rural Highland Communities

SMHAF announces three new Community Commissions, a series of projects funded by the Baring Foundation,…
August 26, 2021

New 'My Normality' Commissions Explore Eating Disorders, Memories and Dreams

New works by theatre-maker Isla Cowan and visual artist Iona Roberts are unveiled as the…
August 12, 2021

International Film Competition Open for 2022

Submissions are now OPEN for the International Film Competition at the Scottish Mental Health Arts…
July 06, 2021

Artists Explore Racism's Impact on Mental Health in Two New 'My Normality' Commissions

We unveil two new ‘My Normality’ commissions, both drawing on the artists’ experiences of racism.
June 29, 2021

Performative Space: Interview with Clare Robertson and Stefanie Blum

A conversation between Clare Robertson, Stefanie Blum and Talking Heads volunteer Bilyana Palankasova about the…
June 18, 2021

Podcast: Creative Nature for Wellbeing

This episode of the podcast Being On The Inside was produced by Nina Abeysuriya, as a…
May 27, 2021

Conversations for Change 2021

Conversations for Change was a public art project about mental health that See Me and…
May 25, 2021

SMHAF Premieres Three New Films Exploring My Normality

The Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival is delighted to premiere three new short films on…
May 24, 2021

Podcast: Mind Matters with Sasha Greene and Angela McCrimmon

In this Mind Matters podcast for the Talking Heads project at SMHAF 2021, Michael McEwan speaks…