Building a better society through the arts The magic of creativity lies in the hope and eagerness that grow in us when we think that those tiny seeds we plant might turn into something big and beautiful. With this philosophy as its foundation, Lon-art.org, an organisation that aims to educate and create social awareness […]
‘We want to create an environment where all youth can have freedom in expression. We are about the development of our community towards the youth and their future. We want to involve and spread information about the charities designated to youth in Brixton. Empowering and stimulating them to develop creatively as well as technically, […]
Some sand, a light box, a camera, Di García’s talent and our participants’ creativity was all we needed in order to create
Kids, seeds and plasticine. At this super colourful workshop, kids planted their own seeds and grew their own gardens with plasticine and Carolina Gutierrez’s help, a Colombian artist whose works in plasticine seem to be alive and leave everybody breathless. It definitely was a great opportunity to spend some time in family and to give […]
Using María Gilino’s beautiful painted ceramics as inspiration, at this workshop participants were encouraged to deconstruct the conception of plates as a symbol of women’s domestic slavery. Take a look at how our participants expressed their ideas of freedom and inner peaceon plates. www.mariagilino.com
How is to make fun of politicians through satirical caricature? Well, here we leave you an amazing introduction of what Saturday night was. Jaime Millán explained his caricatures inspired in Colombian Politics and Maria Jacas made an illustration workshop where people represented news in their own visual way.
When poetry and oil pastels became one. With Mikey Watts, a Filmmaker & Visual Artist with a flair for colours and textures, as guide, these newly-born artists used oil pastels to mix textures and patterns in order to depict their interpretation of a poem by – Stephen Watts – Mikey’s father! Needless to say, being […]
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Lon-art.org is offering six free workshops entitled ‘My view of a better society’. These workshops will be open to communities from across London. They will all be led by practising artists, each of whom will advise participants on a different artistic technique: animation satirical caricature oil pastel plasticine ceramics film The artists: Ana Caro – Animation […]