Twinning: video interview

At the end of my time with this first project, Patricio interviewed me about my impressions.

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Free Workshop on Natural Dyes – Take 2

Due to unforeseen circumstances we have rescheduled the Natural Dyes workshop so please join us on: Saturday 1st August 11-1PM For this free workshop on Natural dyes. Our workshop leader is STILL foraging away in preparation for this hands-on workshop. Get some practical tips and learn about the fascinating history of natural dyes in the […]

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Peace ROCKS 1a

Twinning: growing girl power

Our original idea with the ChangeMakers was to have young adults 18-25 years old. What we quickly discovered though was that would mean girls and boys could not work together. So instead we decided to work with 13-16 year olds.  Some of the people we talked to were still sceptical about whether that could work […]

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Twinning: Hope Square

When we decided to create the Hill Station we decided as members of our community that we wanted to see something change for the better. We found a space, we found money, we found each other to help make it happen and we created something that we all feel is our own. That’s a process […]

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Twinning project: capacity building

I am just back from a hot, dry, intense week at the refugee camp working on this project. You can see more about the exciting developments on the art side here, this posting is about the people and the research. On arrival at the camp, the vastness is the first thing that strikes you. Rows […]

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Bold Vision twinning project update: Peace ROCKS

We have had two streams of working with young people in the refugee camp. Patricio has been running workshops with kids to transform a very common object in this bleak environment (rocks) into precious stones, things of beauty. An early breakthrough came with the thought of combining two undesirable aspects – fences and rocks – […]

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