In September 2023, Talking Heads volunteer Barry Fairweather asked his fellow writers from Art Angel to come up with a piece of writing or prose with the subject of ‘revolution’, the theme of this year’s Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival.
This podcast by Sarah Visser explores the long and winding road that is the history of mental healthcare and how Mary Barnes’s story can inspire the use of creativity to promote recovery.
Ahead of the upcoming Bridging the Gap: Outsiders film screening in Glasgow at SMHAF, filmmakers Meray Diner and Riad Arfin spoke to Dan Shay to share reflections on their experiences during the filmmaking process and the questions their films provoke.
A photo essay by Kirsty Anne Watters from a Sunrise Walk to Irvine Beach, as part of SMHAF 2023.
Antje Bothin reviews events at Hamilton Town House, which is hosting a series of creative arts workshops as part of the Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival.
Hazel Mclean spoke with Amanda to talk about her song ‘One Last Spin’ and the importance of shedding light on gambling addiction ahead of the screening and performance at SMHAF 2023.
Explore this photographic response to Traumascapes: On Survivors’ Terms, created by Dipalika Mohanty.
To mark the opening of Rebirth & Revolution, Kirsty Anne Watters sat down with Dr Cheryl McGeachan to discuss the life and legacy of Mary Barnes.
TALK, a photography exhibition by Graham Williams, at Scottish Storytelling Centre is the start of a conversation about men’s mental health.
Dr Antje Bothin spoke to Martin Stepek about his inspiring Mindful Voices podcast, produced for SMHAF 2023 in Lanarkshire.