Creative Scotland developed a handy toolkit to set up and evaluate your participatory arts projects and it's all free! More here.
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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.
How to replace sadness with hope? Here is a good start.
Have a look at the Rwanda Healing Project movie, a moving film about how (to (attempt) to start the road to recovery.
To know more about the Barefoot Artist, go to her website.
We had a great time in the park on Saturday and the printing workshop is coming along nicely. On the 23rd we will use our designs to print them on canvas!
For more pictures go to www.saf-mib.org
With our next exciting workshops coming up this Saturday, we wanted to let you know that you can do them as well. Our workshops are readily available for everyone. We have detailed step-by-step guidelines of how we did it. The only thing we ask in return is that you send us some pictures so we can feature your project on our website. Good deal, no?
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An article picked up on Vicky Feng's blog about two non-profits investing in HK art.
Pure Art Foundation gives grants to artists but also has an exhibition venue available.
The Sovereign Art Foundation, runs the prestigious Asian Art Prize and even more importantly - according to us - funds local arts initiatives for kids such as our Make It Better - project. More information about our exciting Make it Better project will follow on our website in the next few weeks.
To read the full article, please click here.
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Arts & Dementia, another example of what a good match it is.
The Phillips Collection together with Iona's Wellness & Arts Center have set up a project to improve the lives of people with some form of memory loss.
Read more about it in the Washingtonian.
To know more about Iona's Wellness & Arts Centre, please visit their website.
More information about the Phillips Collection and the Creative aging exhibition, you can find here.
We met the people from Society for Community Organisation (SoCO) today and came across one of their amazing projects. Kid Photographer is a photography workshop in which kids took pictures of their life and environment in Sham Shui Po.
The book is still for sale. You can buy it by getting in contact with SoCO by clicking here.
Arts in the Park is an amazing Community Arts Event in Victoria Park and we are very much looking forward to this year's edition in November. All weekend there will be loads of art activities, including a fabulous, colourful parade, a sun dance, vibrant art stalls and a medley of dance performances.
They are now looking for volunteers for a variety of jobs. If you are interested, please check out Hong Kong Youth Arts Foundation facebook page for more information or go to their website www.hkyaf.com
It is going to be fun!
Wanchai Visual Archive is packing out with a strong exhibition again. Marco du Mutiis explores the concept of controlling the transient and the ephemeral in particular with respect to time.
With it two participatory workshops are organised. We checked out the first one yesterday and it was excellent. The second one will be held next Saturday 12 August 2012, 3.00-6.00pm at Wanchai Visual Archive. It is completely free and not to be missed.
For more information, please visit www.visualarchive.hk or find them on Facebook.
Tell me and I will forget;
show me and I may remember;
involve me and I will understand.
Old Chinese Proverb