Flight of Ideas at Bethlem Gallery

A Bethlem Gallery showcasing the innovative arts in health initiatives across Europe, 2 – 25 October 2013 10 October World Mental Health Day “To celebrate world mental health day 2013 the Bethlem Gallery is staging an exhibition of postcards made by artists staying and working in hospitals across Europe. Flight of Ideas is an international…

Daj Mirage.

It’s been a peach of a week for submissions. First we met Hendrick Pinkle, and now, for your delectation, here’s Daj Mirage. Daj is a mental health sevice-user who has been an inpatient and uses art to communicate his experiences. You can find more of his work and thinking at his blog, ‘Not Always So’….

Bobby Baker’s diary drawings.

In June 2009 I went to the Wellcome Trust museum to see a wealth of drawings, watercolour paintings and diary entries by the performance artist and once mental health service user Bobby Baker. It was truly an astounding body of work; Bobby had written an entry for nearly every day of her time as both…