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Pop My Mind is a ground-breaking online platform for the Creative Arts. Musicians respond to artwork, Artists respond to film, Film-makers respond to creative writing... a springboard that inspires new and original creative content.
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Self
The Challenge Each and everyone one of us are unique - from our fingerprints to our thoughts to the way we dress - all of these things help to build up our identity and the thing we identify as 'self'. Pop My Mind invites you to react boldly to the idea of self. Be unapologetic in your...
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Cosmic
We challenge you to react to the theme 'cosmic'. How can you respond to the idea of space, stars, planets or the universe in your own unique medium? Be bold, creative and free! Reward This call-out comes with an award by our partners DanceEast in celebration of their new performance this Autumn...
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Ego
Deadline: midnight Monday 16th October We invite you to respond to the theme ‘ego’ - our third DanceEast opportunity of the season, this is really fun call-out with a cool opportunity! The opportunity How can you express the concept of the self? The fluctuating state of...
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Dare to Dream
Deadline: Monday 2nd October This is about people who dare to dream whilst awake. Make sense of apparent nonsense, and challenge yourself to see the close relationship between reality and surrealism. How can you express your dreams and subconscious thoughts through your unique creative...
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Ooh La La!
Exhibition opportunity in a unique pop-up event in Norwich in September! Deadline: midnight Monday 11th September --------------------------------------------------------- About the opportunity Have your artwork displayed in an amazing pop-up event by Cooknst called ‘Ooh La La’ - a...
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Save the Bees Challenge
Pop My Mind are working in collaboration with Just Bee to help SAVE THE BEES. Deadline: 28th August 2017 Midnight Did you know that 1/3 of all our fruit & veg produce is dependent on the pollination of bees? That includes, tangerines, strawberries, cucumbers and even the good old potato (mm...
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Exploration and...
Pop My Mind & Photograd present ‘Exploration & Investigation’. Deadline: midnight Monday 18th September Photograd photographers have submitted work under the theme of 'Exploration and Investigation' and five pieces have been chosen to inspire you, the Pop My Mind community!...
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What do you do now?
Bringing you our latest opportunity for writers on Pop My Mind by Tamzyn Jackson and Jack Bailey! Deadline: midnight Tuesday 5th September This challenge is the first opportunity on Pop My Mind tailored specifically for our the writers and poets in our community. This is brought to you by our...
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Just Bee Creative
Pop My Mind and Just Bee challenge you to create a bee hotel using their packaging as source material! Concept deadline by: Friday 4th August About Just Bee Just Bee make delicious flavoured water drinks which use a drop of honey instead of sugar or sweetener. They are passionate about...
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Curiosity
We would like to see what sparks your curiosity? What makes you stop and wonder? This could be in the form of you showing us an experimental process of investigation, sharing the questions that keep you up at night when you are desperately trying to get to sleep for an early morning or anything...
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Tropical
Create work in response to the theme ‘Tropical’ in any medium for a cash prize! Deadline: midnight 31st July The theme We are looking for some stunning creative content in response to the theme ‘Tropical’. Think of paradise and take us there! We are looking for all four...
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Watch Dance Class
Free workshop opportunity in Ipswich for Pop My Mind creatives…you are invited to watch a behind-the-scenes dance performance and create work in response to it whilst they are dancing! This is brought to you by our partners DanceEast. Deadline for registering: midnight Sunday 23rd...
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One Drinks Challenge
Deadline for work: Passed Pop My Mind alongside One Drinks challenge you to create colourful and uplifting work in response to their new range of organic, botanically infused spring waters! Inspired by One’s connections with Africa and other communities around the world, Origins blends...
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Let's Talk
Deadline: midnight Monday 17th July Do you find that creating work of an artistic nature has positive benefits to your mental health and wellbeing? It’s time to let the work do the talking. Let’s talk features a collaboration with Pop My Mind and Suffolk Mind. We invite you to Pop...
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The Manchester Attacks
On Monday 22nd May, 22 people were killed and around 120 more injured in an explosion at a concert at the Manchester arena. This deeply shocking and tragic event has affected the nation and beyond, and many of the public are reaching out with support and condolences for the people...
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FRAGMENTATION
Fragmentation Use the theme of Fragmentation to inspire brand new work! Fragmentation can mean a lot to many different people. You could explore fragmented reality, collage, multiple viewpoints or try interrupting your creative process. Let your imaginations run wild! Responses in all mediums...
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Niji #4
Create new piece of work in response to Alvaro Sánchez' piece 'Cárcel' in order to be featured in Niji's online magazine and showcased to their thousands of followers! Deadline: midnight Monday 5th June This is the fourth challenge by our partner Niji Magazine, an organisation...
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Creativegrad
Try this new creative challenge to launch the official partnership of Pop My Mind and Photograd! Deadline: midnight Saturday 30th September A call out to graduates of creative courses: create a completely new piece in any medium and upload it in response to this challenge to have the chance of...
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Pop a Fragrance
Pop My Mind challenges you to create a new piece of work in response to a fragrance! What does a scent look or sound like? How can you represent a certain aroma through a painting, soundscape, collage, poem, animation or your own preferred medium? What memories do you associate with a certain...
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Think Travel
PMM and Roseanne Ganley challenge you to let travel inspire you to create something new, and win a £50 travel bursary for your next adventure! Deadline: midnight Friday 16th June At Pop My Mind we’ve teamed up with Roseanne Ganley to support creative people with their mental health...
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Tranquil
Take us to your peaceful place with your creative expression, and help us to unwind...We challenge you to create work that gives off feelings of calmness and tranquility. Show us what 'tranquil' means to you through your unique creative art form - in perfect time for the 'month of mindfulness' in...
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Heroes
Chronicle Digital Storytelling and MH100 are celebrating the 100th year anniversary of Martlesham Heath Airfield, Suffolk - and want your inspiring artistic content to support their event! This airfield in a beautiful ancient area of heathland, and has played a significant role in World War 2...
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Culture and Diversity
Pop My Mind Norwich are challenging you to create new work in any medium in response to the theme of 'Culture and Diversity'. Think of the vibrancy of other lands and the excitement of experiencing new places! Selected response to this theme will be curated in a week long exhibition hosted at...
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10 Minute Challenge
Pop My Mind challenge you to create a piece of work in ten minutes. What can you create under ten minutes? Respond to this challenge before 24th March to win a feature on our Facebook page and Instagram.
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Pop a Product
We want you to create an impactful new piece of artwork, music track or moving image piece using an everyday product (such as food, drink or cosmetics) as a material or stimulus! This is your chance to go crazy and create something unique using a specific material. Think sculpting with cheese,...
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#EuropeEdition
You are challenged to respond to these images featured in the latest #PHOTOGRAPHY Magazine titled Europe Edition - exploring migration and celebrating European diversity. View the full magazine here: www.hashtagphotographymagazine.co.uk. React and respond to these images and the theme in any way...
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Formation
New year, new you, new opportunity! Pop another piece of work, or the theme of 'Formation', to be in with a chance of being exhibited in Norwich! All responses welcome, including film, creative writing and audio pieces. If you Pop another piece of work, please include the tag #Norwich so that...
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What Are You About?
Pop My Mind wants to know what you are about as an artist! This competition is open to all Pop My Mind members (new and old)…….all you need to do is up-load a piece of work to this theme showing what you think sums up what you are about as an artist by Friday 16th December. Then...
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Process
Pop My Mind wants to see your creative process. How do you create work, what goes into it, and what goes on behind the scenes? Respond to the theme 'Process' by midnight Monday 12th December, and selected responses will be promoted on our social media channels in the following week. Responses in...
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Change
"If there is no struggle, there is no progress." - Frederick Douglass, author and human rights leader. Have there been any struggles or changes in your life or around you recently? Respond to this seed in any medium to explore what change means to you.
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What is Popping?
We want to show new visitors to popmymind.com what Popping is all about! Therefore we are challenging you, our lovely Poppers, to make a short animation or video (under 8 seconds), visual piece of work or written text to communicate how you would describe what Popping is. Any Popper whose ideas...
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Opulent
We have an exciting new opportunity for Pop My Mind creatives: to have your work showcased in a window display of a premium shop in the heart of London! Submit a visual response to the theme Opulent before 30th December 2016 to be in with a chance of having your work placed for sale in an...
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Transition
Danielle Ash, Pop My Mind's Guest Curator, is selecting Pop My Mind creatives to exhibit work in the North West of England! Respond to the theme ‘Transition' by the 1st December 2016 to have a chance to be featured in the exhibition taking place in February 2017. Danielle is keen to showcase...
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Edge
We challenge you to create an innovative website design in response to the theme 'Edge' before Midnight on Saturday 31st December. Every Popper who submits a quality response to this Seed will receive one year’s free use of an existing Evance template - i.e. a professional and fully...
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Vivid
We challenge you to create an innovative website design in response to the theme 'Vivid' before Midnight on Saturday 31st December. Every Popper who submits a quality response to this Seed will receive one year’s free use of an existing Evance template - i.e. a professional and fully...
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New Wave
We challenge you to create an innovative website design in response to the theme 'New Wave' before Midnight on Saturday 31st December. Every Popper who submits a quality response to this Seed will receive one year’s free use of an existing Evance template - i.e. a professional and fully...
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Nightmare
Pop My Mind were inspired by Lizzie's ghoulish creation to set a NIGHTMARE themed challenged! Let your nightmares and fear inspire you, create a dynamic new piece of work in response to this theme by the 24th October and we will share and promote selected responses on our social media channels...
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Found Objects
This theme challenges you to create a brand new piece of work using found objects. What will you discover on your travels to create a new piece of work?
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Data Goldmine
This theme challenges you to create a brand-new piece of work that conveys the enormous growth and usefulness  of 'big data'. Think of hospital databases, national security, transport networks; huge masses of data that are getting bigger and more valuable each day and that need to be easily...
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Signs
'Signs' was a popular topic seeded into Pop My Mind by Photograd. Photograd is a virtual support network showcasing journeys of photography graduates from UK-based courses. This film compilation of 'Signs' shows some of the best work submitted to this seeded theme via the Pop My Mind platform....
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Pop My Mind's First...
On 22nd-25th July 2016, Pop My Mind celebrated its first birthday by hosting a multimedia exhibition at Little Dodnash Farm in Ipswich. Did you feel inspired by the exhibition? If so, upload your creative response to the event here!
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Pop My Mind is...
What does Pop My Mind mean to you? Upload a piece of text, image, film or sound that portrays your relationship with Pop My Mind.
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Into the forest...
Where will your forest adventure take you?
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Unfinished
Pop My Mind challenges you to upload a new 'unfinished' piece of work! This theme aims to explore what 'unfinished' means to different creatives. Responses in any mediums are welcome :)
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Chinese Whispers
We challenge you to upload the beginnings of a brand-new piece of creativity that the Pop My Mind community can add to and build upon! For example, you could upload a drum beat, the first few lines of a story, a minimalist sketch, a short video sequence... the raw beginnings of something that other...
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Revolution
Create a visual piece of work in response to this theme by Monday 17th October to be in with a chance of having your work screen printed onto t-shirts and tote bags as part of our Revolution  exhibition on 27th October!  You will be credited on each t-shirt and tote-bag produced....
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Release
On 18th February 2016, Pop My Mind hosted a one-of-a kind live collaborative event entitled "Sonification Live". The event centred around the practice of Sonification, which is the process of using software in order to convert images into sound. The improvisation consisted of our...
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Entrapment
On 18th February 2016, Pop My Mind hosted a one-of-a kind live collaborative event entitled "Sonification Live". The event centred around the practice of Sonification, which is the process of using software in order to convert images into sound. The improvisation consisted of our...
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Restless
On 18th February 2016, Pop My Mind hosted a one-of-a kind live collaborative event entitled "Sonification Live". The event centred around the practice of Sonification, which is the process of using software in order to convert images into sound. The improvisation consisted of our...
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Bursting
Pop My Mind challenges you to find an innovative and artistic way of bursting a balloon. Email oliver[at]popmymind[dot]com to be sent a PMM balloon.
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Current Affairs
Upload your artistic responses to current affairs here.
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Sonification Live!
Pop My Mind challenges you to create a new piece of visual work from which an interesting new sound could emerge! See the below video for ideas and inspiration for what you can upload in response to this sonification challenge.
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Paris Attacks
For thousands of years, the Creative Arts have helped humanity better understand tragic and deeply sad events. On the 13th November 2015, more than 128 people were killed and several others injured in gun and bomb attacks on the French capital. Upload your artistic response to the attacks here so...
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People Watching
People are fascinating creatures, aren't they? See what interesting behaviors and interactions you can observe and create something in response...
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Wood
One of the five elements of the Wu Xing, a conceptual scheme that many traditional Chinese fields use to explain a wide array of phenomena. What will you create in response?
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Fire
One of the five elements of the Wu Xing, a conceptual scheme that many traditional Chinese fields use to explain a wide array of phenomena. What will you create in response?
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Earth
One of the five elements of the Wu Xing, a conceptual scheme that many traditional Chinese fields use to explain a wide array of phenomena. What will you create in response?
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Metal
One of the five elements of the Wu Xing, a conceptual scheme that many traditional Chinese fields use to explain a wide array of phenomena. What will you create in response?
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Water
One of the five elements of the Wu Xing, a conceptual scheme that many traditional Chinese fields use to explain a wide array of phenomena. What will you create in response?
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1 Hour Challenge
We challenge you to create something brand-new within one hour. Start the clock and upload your response here!
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Sadness
Sadness is one of six primary human emotions, as categorized by Professor W. Gerrod Parrott in 2001.
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Anger
Anger is one of six primary human emotions, as categorized by Professor W. Gerrod Parrott in 2001.
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Fear
Fear is one of six primary human emotions, as categorized by Professor W. Gerrod Parrott in 2001.
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Surprise
Surprise is one of six primary human emotions, as categorized by Professor W. Gerrod Parrott in 2001.
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Joy
Joy is one of six primary human emotions, as categorized by Professor W. Gerrod Parrott in 2001.
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Love
Love is one of six primary human emotions, as categorized by Professor W. Gerrod Parrott in 2001.
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The root of all content on the Pop My Mind platform.
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