mindshare Blog

MHCSA Announces BPD Grants Program

Thanks to the Borderline Personality Disorder Collaborative (BPD Co), the MHCSA have been funded to allocate small grants of between $500 and $2000 to support promotional activities during the first week of October for BPD Awareness Week (1-7). How could $2000 help your event? They’re particularly interested in activities for or by: Young people aged…

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Artist Spotlight: Mali Isabel

About me… I’m Mali Isabel, an artist driven by making the world a better place. I am a twenty two year old Indigenous visual artist who creates rainbow dot paintings in a unique contemporary style. I love using bright colours to depict past experiences and concepts I’m curious to explore. I heard about mindshare… I…

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Reflection on Regret by Ida Sophia

Regret was performed at The Floating Goose between the 2nd to the 29th of June.   Art can be healing, cathartic, transformational and liberating to the viewer and to the artist. It can help establish an invisible bond that will forever link the viewer to the artist together without them ever sharing the same space again. …

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2021 mindshare Awards Open!

The mindshare Awards is a poetry and creative writing competition open to South Australians with lived experience of mental illness. It is an opportunity for writers to share their stories, showcase their skills, discover new creative communities, and connect with industry professionals. The prize pool includes four year-long Writers SA memberships for the category winners,…

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Review: M[e]ntal

Shrouded in darkness with a menacing voice reverberating, M[e]ntal opens with E.M; our worst fears personified. M[e]ntal’s premise is simple yet effective. How do we deal with the ramifications of mental health? Performed by True North Youth Ensemble and directed by Alirio Zavarce, the show has created a work that helps adolescents explore mental health…

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Review: AdMental 2021

Like an ouroboros type beast, advertising is infinite in its feedback loop between consumer and creator. So, in an age where mental health awareness is becoming a more pressing topic, how do we “sell” mental health, especially to young people? This is what local Adelaide event AdMental plans to uncover. Now in its fourth year,…

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