Symbiosis Festival Opening

Yassou! Yesterday it was the Symbiosis Festival opening in Mytiline. The Clownest Orchestra band led this amazing moment with their Balkans vibes. Early in the morning they had one of their best experience as musicians and humans beings, they played in the other side of the fence in Moria, the biggest refugee camp in Lesbos […]

Greek Theatre Masks

  What did ancient Greek costumes, masks and theatre look like?                            Theater played an important role in ancient Greece. History of the Greek theatre started with festivals held in honor of their gods honoring their gods. A god, Dionysus, was honored with […]

Refugee Week 2016

We live in a time where walls keep being built and boarders keep being closed. It is odd how, when it comes to money and goods, countries are always willing to come up with agreements to make trade easier. However, when it comes to people we are growing more and more reluctant to allow freedom […]

The Symbiosis Wishing Tree

  “As a child in Japan, I used to go to a temple and write out a wish on a piece of thin paper and tie it around the branch of a tree. Trees in temple courtyards were always filled with people’s wish knots, which looked like white flowers blossoming from afar.” Yoko Ono: “All My Works […]

Meet the team that is going to Lesvos

Here we introduce you to the Lon-art team going to Lesvos this summer. This is how we will be collaborating in partnership with Symbiosis Team. We really believe that art can change people’s perceptions and our objective is to make people think out of the box and approach this crisis from another more positive and […]

Lon-art + Symbiosis new logo

As Symbiosis Arts Festival Lesvos is such an special event, we have given our logo a symbiotic look to up to scratch. We hope you like it!  

Women and Ceramics II

Pinching and Myths Spring is here and in busy London we met Saturday morning for the second session of the Women and Ceramics guided visit to the V&A. Hands on the clay, we spent the morning learning how to make a pot from the simple but challenging technique of pinching. Using just a ball of […]

Celebrating Women History Month at the National Gallery

On Saturday 5th of March we celebrated Women’s History Month 2016 with our popular visit ‘Women at the National Gallery’. During this visit led by our Art Educators and Historians María and Sara, we analysed some of the greatest art pieces held at the National Gallery from a gender point of view. We put on […]

Mujeres y Cerámica en el V&A

Ayer, después de mucho tiempo, volvimos a organizar nuestra visita Mujeres y Cerámica en el Victoria & Albert Museum. Una visita muy especial por muchas razones. Por un lado, es una estupenda oportunidad para descubrir las maravillas que se exhiben en la tan poco visitada sexta planta del V&A. Y por otro, se establece una […]

With the girls Sin Fronteras in the National Gallery

Today we led a visit for Sin Fronteras, a group of young Latin American women aged between 14-15 years old, during which we discussed about women roles in society and the arts. We also made comparisons between how women were represented throughout art history and how they are shown in today’s ads. Unfortunately, things have not […]