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Crimson Harvest – war in the former Yugoslavia

Crimson Harvest was Bridging Arts’ first project. Staged for Refugee Week 2004 at St James’s Church, Piccadilly, London, it presented the work of the Bosnian artist Pero Mandić. Mandić was well-known before the Bosnian war but lost everything in the conflict when he fled to Novi Sad in northern Serbia. His paintings of peace and war […]

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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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Dancing at John Betts’ House in Hammersmith

Our dance and exercise sessions with residents at John Betts House, Hammersmith have just finished for the autumn (2o19)…. They were led by Italian dancer Simone Sistarelli…..  John Betts House, run by Hammersmith United Charities, has wonderful gardens (above). There are more than 40 flats where residents can live independently. Those who regularly attended the […]

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Cornish miners in WW1 exhibition at French school

Cornish tin miners from Dolcoath featured in a special exhibition created by students at the College du Sacre Coeur, Estaires, in northern France created last week (6 December 2019). Students at the school, which was turned into a Field Hospital in World War One, put on a display about the men from  Cornwall in the […]

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