Mindscapes is an international cultural programme that aims to support a transformation in how we understand, address and talk about mental health. 

Combining diverse perspectives and expertise, the programme – including artist residencies, a documentary, exhibitions and events – will be staged in a number of cities around the world. Our work will culminate in 2022.

Mindscapes brings together culture, communities, policy and research, and is informed and inspired by Wellcome's mental health programme.

Current projects 

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Ellen Reid in New York: SOUNDWALK

Pulitzer Prize-winner Ellen Reid has composed SOUNDWALK, a GPS-enabled work of public art that uses music to illuminate the environment and encourage calm reflection.

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Covid Living

Young people share how they've managed their mental health during and after Covid-19 lockdowns, in different and creative ways.

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Hamwe Festival 2020

Catch up with the talks, which explore the role of the arts in giving new perspectives on, and improving, mental health, social justice and global health.

What's coming up 

More details about our future projects will follow later in 2021.

About Mindscapes 

One in four people experience a mental health problem every year but, for decades, treatments have hardly progressed. A holistic scientific, social and cultural approach is needed, now more than ever.

Through a range of cultural activities, Mindscapes will provide new perspectives on how people and communities in different contexts live with and seek solutions to their mental health problems. 

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