ASLI launch new campaign – Mental Illness, Mental Health and Recovery
CALL FOR ARTISTS – GLOBALLY
We at Art Saves Lives are launching a NEW CAMPAIGN called “Mental Illness, Mental Health and Recovery” to raise awareness about how mental illness affects people, how art helps achieve better mental health and how it can aid in recovery. This coincides with the Mental Health Awareness Month of May but as usual ASLI want more than a month, so we are extending our campaign to 3 months.
Starting today the 5th of May and ending the 5th of August.
We are looking for artists and creatives from all disciplines from all over the world to be featured:
In our second issue of the ASLI Magazine
On our ASLI Blog
To be a guest blogger or feature writer
To get involved with our local event (UK Only)
To be featured in our on-line gallery
To raise awareness for ASLI in your local and worldwide communities.
As usual we want artists from the wide spectrum of “the arts”. Last issue we had poetry, creative writing, dance, theatre, film, documentary, music, visual arts, photography, comedy, blogging, comic/graphic novels, crafts, fashion, textiles…. If it is creative we are interested.
We would like you to contribute submissions from these chosen topics:
Mental illness and your personal story
Stereotypes about mental illness
Art and creative therapies
Highlighting specific psychiatric illnesses
Achieving mental health
Medication and Treatment
Politics, society and mental illness
Also we would like to raise awareness for particular mental illness awareness months and weeks during the time period of our campaign:
Please submit ONE piece of work for consideration (if you submit more than one we will look at your first one and choose you according to this)
State your artistic discipline and chosen topic (If you submit outside the topics requested we will not be able to accept your submission at this time)
Please read about us first, see if you want to be part of our mission and make sure you understand who we are what we are about.
Do not just email a link (we will not follow it)
Remember we are a non-profit organisation
If you wish to submit in another language other than English we accept untranslated work in French and Arabic, all other languages must have an English translation attached.
If submitting creative writing please do not submit over 500 words and if your piece is longer submit a 500 word abstract
State if you are submitting to be: featured in on our ASLI Magazine or ASLI Blog, to be a guest blogger or feature writer, our on-line gallery, you wish to raise awareness for our campaign in your local area, want to fundraising, be involved with our local events (UK only – Portsmouth Based)