What needs to change? An exhibition

2nd October 2017

Winners of the 2017 Health and Social Care Academy Creative Competition will have their work showcased as part of the Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival.

The competition

In partnership with Scottish Recovery Network, Write to Recovery, Reachout with Arts in Mind and Mind Waves the competition encouraged people to get creative and share their ideas about how to improve health and care in Scotland. Over 70 entrants shared their views, using the theme of ‘Change’.

The winners

Arts and Crafts
Winner:  Delirium by Stephen Borland
Highly commended: Metamorphous by Jenny Jones

Photography
Winner: Hope by Junfei Hu
Highly commended: WLW.VI.III by Jacqueline Thow

Poetry
Winner: Heard by Sara Preston
Highly commended: The Wounded Healer by Derek Read

Short Story
Winner: The Beach by David Thomson
Highly commended: Beechwood by Graeme McPhee

Film
Winner: Creative Past, Present and Future by Elaine Kordys with Brian Wallace
Highly commended: My Baby Girl by Donna Miller

A huge thank you to everyone who entered this year’s competition.

The exhibition

This year as well as entries being showcased in a specially created Health and Social Care anthology, winners and highly commended entrants will also feature as part of the ‘What needs to Change?’ roadshow exhibition. The exhibition will feature as part of the Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival and tour around healthcare centres across Glasgow throughout October.

Exhibition dates – October 2017

  • 11th – 13th, Easterhouse Health Centre
  • 16th – 20th, Govan Health Centre
  • 23rd -27th, Possilpark Health and Care Centre

Join us at the exhibition launch event!

Delirium by Stephen Borland

You are invited to join us at Easterhouse Health Centre for the launch of the ‘What needs to Change?’ exhibition on Wednesday 11th October from 12 noon until 2pm.

The launch event, chaired by Isabel McCue founder of Theatre Nemo, will feature some of our inspiring entrants reading excerpts from their creative entries, an awards ceremony and demonstrations from local arts groups that operate out of the healthcare centre. Lunch will be provided.

If you are able to attend the launch event, please email academy@alliance-scotland.org.uk with any access/dietary requirements. We can also cover reasonable travel expenses. Places are limited and must be booked in advance.