To commemorate World Suicide Prevention Day and Mental Health Day, mental health Startup Psycure hosting a week-long art show on mental health awareness at the EMK Center in Dhanmmondi, Dhaka. The week-long art exhibition started on September 15 and is open to all till September 22.
Mental health photography and art exhibition “Unwind Mind – 2022” received nearly 1,000 submissions in photography, digital art, and painting categories. Psycure decided to exhibit the best artworks from those in this exhibition. The campaign is supported by EMK Center, Youth Co-Lab, One Denim, The Business Standard, and Forthord. Psycure mainly provides counseling and psychotherapy to their clients. Also, they organize different workshops, training, and awareness programs.
On September 15, at the opening of the week-long exhibition, Firoze Ahmed Akhtar, Chairman of Psycure Foundation, was present as the chief guest. Also, Ileush Md. Mirza, Founder of Brand Practioners Bangladesh, Associate Professor Kazi H. Robin, Dept. of CSE, World University of Bangladesh joined the event as a guest.
Murad Ansari, founder and CEO of Psycure, said, “Psycure has been working to promote mental health to everyone since it was established through a number of campaigns. This exhibition is a continuation of that, where participants use their artwork to expose the situation of mental health today”. He also confirmed that the third season of the “Unwind Mind” competition will launch in December of this year.
For their outstanding and effective work on Mental Health, they achieved national & International awards, including Joy Bangla Youth Award 2020, Bangabandhu Innovation Grant 2021, the Young Global Change Makers Award 2021 & The Diana Award 2022. The EMK Center is dedicated to the community’s mental well-being and actively supports cultural and artistic activities. One such initiative is the Unwind Mind 2022 campaign, which brings together people of all ages in a single place. The EMK Center will host the exhibition, where art lovers may witness the creative process first-hand. All of the artworks in the exhibition are unique in their own way, giving visitors to the show a really memorable experience.