Women’s History Month Events in East London

                                      WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH  In East London 1-31 March 2014 , by Alternative Arts Women’s groups, activists, arts, media and community organisations are celebrating WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH in East London with a remarkably diverse range of exhibitions and events. […]

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 in the media and popular culture, and our own personal […]

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. Have a look at these fantastic artworks!!

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 with all the kids at Ramana’s. Looking for inspiration we […]

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 a photography workshop with children. For more info, please visit […]