This is just an amazing project. 21 swings installed in the heart Montreal. Altogether they become a musical instrument. Working together in a new light. Fantastique!
Patients undergoing high-risk stem-cell transplant treatments got the opportunity to work with a music therapist and make their own music video.
Amongst the many benefits, improved resilience and relationship with people around them were clearly noticeable.
To read the whole article, go to the BBC website.
If we could nominate...this project would be in our top 3 of best projects ever.
The Chandelier of Lost Earrings has brought many people together. Lauren Sagar and Sharon Campbell collected the earrings that were left behind when the other one got lost. These individual gifts come with amazing stories.
The installation is now exhibited at the lovely St Mary's hospital, a maternity ward in Manchester. It will move to Brunley in April.
More about the project you can find here.
... for more people to add to our team. If you are an artist who would like to run projects within a community setting, please mail us. On the other hand, if you are someone who would like to help out in the office with a strong background in administration and project management, we are looking for you as well.
Please note that initially we will only be working on a freelance base. Send your CVs to firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you!
We were asked to judge Kids4Kids' 2013 writing competition and were very impressed by the amazing work that was sent in.
Yesterday we received the book with the 6 winning stories. It looks amazing. To view the different stories or to buy the book, go to their website.
There is a competition coming up this year again so keep your eyes open!
David Vognar packs out with a very interesting article on prison art and the reasons for doing it. Have a read here.
We were part of the very exciting Very HK festival last December. Here is a nice little video made of the event.
It takes a lot of courage to wear your heart on your sleeve if it comes to depression.
Matthew Johnstone made a book and an animated film out of it. We take your hat off to you, Mr Johnstone!
Esther Poon is an amazing lady who loves knitting. A yarn bomber par excellence. See her work here!
Tell me and I will forget;
show me and I may remember;
involve me and I will understand.
Old Chinese Proverb