Symbiosis Babel Prayer Flags

The beginning of the festival is getting closer and closer and our workshops are almost designed. We introduce you today to the Symbiosis Babel Prayer Flags. This workshop has been inspired by the Buddhist prayer flags, which are traditionally used to promote peace, wisdom, compassion, and strength. For our own Babel prayer flags, participants will write […]

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 […]

Symbiosis Festival in Lesbos – Art workshops for refugees

This summer, the Lon-art team is going to Lesvos to be part of Symbiosis Arts Festival, a World Music and Arts festival that will link between cultures of the Mediterranean and approach the refugee crisis through the arts. For this incredible event, we are designing different art workshops that we will lead during the day under […]

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 […]