Marking the genocide in Srebrenica

Bridging Arts held an exhibition and a series of events entitled Srebrenica Now in July 2005 to mark the 10th anniversary of the genocide in the town during the war in Bosnia. This took place at the (now closed) Salon des Arts, Queensgate, London. We staged Srebrenica Now in partnership with the photographer and researcher […]

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I Packed This Myself workshops feedback

In I Packed This Myself, we worked in schools and with other groups across Cornwall to break down prejudice against migrant workers. Here is some feedback from the workshops. Cornwall College, Saltash: spring 2011. Pat Lloyd, head of Student Services, writes: “… the exhibition and workshops have been very well received here this week. They […]

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WHATEVER IT TAKES – competition winner Darren Myners

Overall winner of the competition was Darren Myners of Redruth from Richard Lander School in Truro. Darren impressed skateboard professional Nick Jensen – who judged the competition – and scored highly across the criteria used to assess the designs (artistic merit, originality/subject matter, spacial awareness, cultural awareness and inspiration/ability to inspire). Darren received a deck […]

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I PACKED THIS MYSELF – evaluation

The first stage of our work with migrant workers in Cornwall was called ‘Let’s Talk’: we started by simply trying to bring people together in social situations in order to break down prejudice and to increase understanding. With the help of funding from the Church Urban Fund and the Diocese of Truro, we worked with […]

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The British Sari Story – Zahra Ahmed and her tunic sari

  The British Sari Story competition for a British Sari was featured at the Knitting and Stitching Show at Alexandra Palace in October 2010. One of the winners was Zahra Ahmed, from Peterborough, who created this ‘mini’ sari  while still at school, in her final year of A levels.Her polished and sophisticated design impressed the […]

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British Sari Story J C Decaux poster campaign

To coincide with The British Sari Story exhibition in Brent Museum, Brent Council funded a JC Decaux poster campaign. British Sari Story posters were posted prominently across the borough in November/December 2007.  The British Sari Story was a search for a British Asian sari, 60 years after Indian independence.

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