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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Creative Coaching Workshops

After the success of our first Coaching workshop back in January, we designed two more workshops along with two Coaching experts to keep helping people feel motivated and capable of making their dreams come true. Workshop leaders Andrea Giráldez (Personal Performance Coach): Paola Miani (Personal Performance Coach) Where: Oxford House When: 13 and 20 October 2015 Participants: […]

Women at the National Gallery

Yesterday we took to the National Gallery an eclectic group of women both Spanish and English speakers. These different backgrounds gave a diverse insight about women’s roles in society and in the history of art. Many thanks for sharing with us your points of view and experiences. Workshop leaders Maria González Sara López Where: National […]

Refugee Week in digital – pilot Project

During this spring, we run a pilot project at Centrepoint  to develop animation workshops to help to create an anonymous and creative space for young people to express their views and raise awareness about immigration and refugee matters. We visited seven services in London, facilitating a pilot workshop where we recorded young people’s opinions using the […]

Refugee Week 2015 at Centrepoint

Imagine that thousands of people could read this postcard, what would be your message to the world? Alongside the video, we prepared a workshop for Centrepoint’s young people to depict what they think about refugees and immigration on postcards.   Workshop leader: Maria González Where: Centrepoint – Refugee Week When: 19th June 2015 Participants: 13     […]