Habla de Arte Workshop

This workshop was attended by learners of Spanish from the Meetup group ‘Spanish Tutor in London’. Participants discussed current social issues in Spain in the target language while looking at the artists’ work. They also created protest banners and a fanzine in Spanish that will soon be available online.

‘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 than 25 people attended this workshop, among them the Bangladeshi […]

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. […]

Women’s History Month

So far, the new year has indeed been a prosperous one for us. We have now joined forces with Alternative Arts to offer our visits to the Victoria & Albert Museum and to the National Gallery as part of the Women’s History Month celebrations in East London. Along with other artists, activists, performers and writers, […]

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 […]

Primary School Mosaic Project 2013

This mosaic represents all the class-rooms through animals and colours. The kids came up with the drawings and ideas integrated in the final design. 210 kids have participated in this fantastic and amazing project that was fully developed by them. We all can appreciate the stunning results!!

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.

Women and Ceramics I

Discovering and Making Ceramics at the V&A This workshop was carried out for the women of the organisation LAWRS (Latin American Refugee Services). A wonderful inspiring first session in the ceramic rooms at the Victoria and Albert Museum. During the visit we learnt about the unique relation between women and clay throughout history. We discovered […]