‘Women and Ceramics’ at Idea Store
Yesterday Verónica Restrepo led the last of the Women’s History Month workshops (Event organised by Alternative Arts). Verónica talked about the close relationship between clay, women and myths in a fascinating way that captured the participants attention and inspired them to create amazing artworks. More…
See Yourself in 3D
New Year – New Projects Last Saturday we began our new project, See Yourself in 3D, in collaboration with Centrepoint, a charity that provides a safe place to live for more than 1,000 young people. Participants will explore their aspirations and personal objectives using
With LAWRS at the National Gallery
Yesterday, we led a visit to the National Gallery for women participating in the Integration Project at the Latin-American Women’s Rights Service (LAWRS). Together, we explored gender in art history, linking works from the National Gallery’s collection with issues in contemporary society, representations of women…
Refugee Week in London 2013
During Refugee Week in London, Lon-art.org designed one of the workshops offered by Refugee Youth at the BFI. Through the painting of ceramics, we recovered the patterns and designs of traditional ceramics of regions in the Middle East (Iraq and Afghanistan), Africa and Latin- America….
Women and Ceramics II
Making Ceramics The aim of the Women and Ceramics session II, was to explore the relationship between women and clay in Latin American culture. The group discussed issues related to women and gender while creating their own pieces of pottery from clay.
Ramanas Garden Project
During the two months on site we proposed art projects based on a variety of themes, materials and techniques. The projects are linked and interact with each other, as they are happening at the same time. Mosaic: This project is being developed from scratch…
Arnold Circus – Community art
The Arnold Circus event was a wonderful experience involving a range of groups and communities living in the Shoreditch area of London. Together with the Bengali women’s association St Hilda’s, we developed a project related to Bengali culture, food and herbs. We also carried out…