"Make mine a rainbow jellyfish": Art Idea of the Week
"Make mine a jellyfish", I said to the waiter (in my imagination). "Which flavour?", asked the waiter. "Rainbow", I replied. "I'm sorry, we are out of rainbow jellyfish" "Not to worry, I'LL MAKE YOU SOME MORE!" Hi there, it's that time of the week again- and I'm not talking about made-up-cocktail-o'clock (although that would be great too). No, I'm talking craft-of-the-week-o'clock! For those of you who haven't already guessed from my amazingly weird segue... we will be making
Q: "What do a prosthetics inventor, an international pop star, and a pizza chain owner all have
A: They are all refugees, and they were all present at 'Innovation Knows No Borders', a conference in celebration of refugee innovation, and the power it has to inspire social, political and digital change. So who was there? Innovation Knows No Borders, organised by Migration Hub Network in collaboration with Wikistage, featured ten internationally renowned speakers, who all shared inspiring stories of their work helping to connect, liberate and empower refugees. 'Innovation'
Sand Collage: Art Idea of the Week
Now that we are well into September, the nights are getting longer, the winter woolies are emerging from wherever the hell we put them last year, and the leaves are falling from the trees.... Yes. Winter is coming. BUT, we are going to squeeze in one more summery craft before we switch to dried leaf collages and stuff-made-with-pine-cones. Our art idea this week is a sand collage. This is a fun one to make with younger children, but make sure you keep an eye on them with all
Why do French asylum seekers love the colour pink? (and hate yellow?)
How do you live off £36.95 per week? How does an 85-year-old apiarist with declining health manage to take care of his allotment and two bee hives? How can a dwindling Spanish village survive? These are just a sample of questions implicitly raised, and answered by The New Arrivals, a fresh and thoughtful project, funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. So what is The New Arrivals? The New Arrivals focuses on the daily lives of a selected group of refugees or 'new arr
BLK & WHT: A closer look at Zebra Katz's new release.
"In zero gravity, I'm falling for you rapidly/ get a drip drift back through the galaxy/ then we dip, spaceship, hyper drivin speed/ gama ray, ultra violet it was you and me/ I think that we could save humanity/ just think, yeah we could form a colony/ On a planet where we f**k, drink and love and peace." New York born, new-wave hip-hop legend Ojay Morgan, aka Zebra Katz, has recently dropped his new track, 'BLK & WHT'. And guess what? He has dedicated it to the refugee commu
Button Tree: Art Idea of the Week.
So this week we will show you how to make a Button Tree Painting. This is a fun, simple art idea, with gorgeous end results- and it can be done in just tree easy steps! Was that pun oak-ay? No? Never mind. You will need: Assorted buttons Paints Paint brush 1 piece of paper (A3 is preferable) Glue (extra decorations e.g sequins) Method: Paint your tree trunk-- this is the most important stage. It's easy to glue on buttons with gay abandon, but if you haven't got a good trunk,