Monday, December 13, 2010

Fabric Fun and more Wild Things

Saturday 4 December saw the exhibition of the work produced by children attending the Fabric Fun workshops at Corner 9 Arts Project in North Kensington, London..  The aim of the 20 week project was to introduce local children, 6 - 10 years, to both traditional needlework and textile art, including silk painting and feltmaking. The project had been generously supported by Kensington Housing Trust and the exhibition was a chance for the children to show their work.  After a busy couple of days putting everything together it was a wonderful to see a steady stream of visitors on the day. Cookie decoration activities kept young visitors occupied and a poetry performance was enjoyed by all.

A busy weekend continued with the performance of Where the Wild Things Are by participants of the intergenerational art and drama project inspired by Maurice Sendak's book on Sunday 5 December.  The project was produced by Siglinde Buhl, the artistic director of Corner 9 Arts Projects.  The children and adults delivered a very confident performance and the venue was filled to capacity.  It was encouraging to see so many local residents attending.  The project had been generously supported by Activate London and Affinity Sutton.  More information is available at