Where did all the black women in history go? by Bisila Noha

In an interview some years ago, African-American actor Morgan Freeman said that he did not want a Black History Month. Since ‘black history is American history’, he argued, we should stop referring to black people as ‘black people’ and stop calling white people ‘white people’. Let’s call each other by our names. Let’s all just […]

Women at the National Gallery in Spanish

Intro: We run this visit in Spanish for la Asamblea de Mujeres (Spanish Women’s Assembly) in London. Workshop leaders Sara López and María González Where National Gallery When 16 October 2016 Participants 24 Spanish Speakers Description Have you ever wondered why so many of the images of women that we see in museums are nudes? […]

Black HERstory Month 2016

  Intro: Black Herstory Month is an event which aim was to celebrate the Black History Month from a gender perspective. Black women’s stories have too often been erased from history or ignored. Through different art workshops, participants discovered inspiring black women who have contributed positively to British society, but don’t receive the same recognition […]

A day art workshop in a Refugee Camp

We have been working mainly at Kara Tepe and Moria refugee camps in Lesbos. We were going there, and in the middle of the camps we were setting tables full of art materials. Children of all ages approached us and started drawing, painting and creating postcards. Most of the times we were overwhelmed by the […]

Postcards #haveyoursay

Imagine that thousands of people could read a postcard you have written, what would your message to the world be? Participants were depicting what they thought about refugees and immigration on postcards and refugees sent the messages out of the camp. The results were most of the times shocking and heartbreaking. We have done the […]

Ceramics Art Workshop for Women at Kara Tepe Refugee Camp

We run a three days ceramics workshop in the Women center at Kara Tepe Refugee Camp. We made pinching pots, painted them and the girls also designed beautiful jewellery made out of clay. This workshop has been sponsored by Action Aid NGO. We can not wait to come back and carry on with more art […]

A puppets day

In the Day 3 of this amazing festival, children from Pipka refugee camp came to pay us a visit and enjoy our art workshops! Here are the workshops we run in this amazing day: -Puppets inspired in Syrian and Greek mythology. We created puppets to re-interprete traditional stories based in Middled East and Greek myths. […]

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 […]

Mediterranean Ceramics workshops

One of strongest links that Mediterranean countries share is ceramics, so we could not leave them out of our workshops! Ceramics have been very present in the history of the Mediterranean neighbours and the way techniques and colours and patterns have travelled across these countries and have changed and evolved thanks to their being in […]

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 […]