Bridging Arts blog

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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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Stitch

  STITCH explored the ways fabric, pattern needlework and embroidery shape people’s lives. We were together able to break down social and cultural barriers and bring very different groups of people together – people who might otherwise never meet, in fact.  We worked with Muslim women in Wandsworth and the Royal School of Needlework, faith […]

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Film – PLAYING FOR CAMBORNE EXHIBITION

Here’s a link to the film that accompanies our exhibition PLAYING FOR CAMBORNE: MUSIC AND RUGBY IN WORLD WAR ONE AND NOW.  Click here to view. The exhibition was open from 11 October to 6 November 2018 at Heartlands, Pool, Cornwall. Very many thanks to Mark Newman and Sandy Easterbrook for taking this footage.

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Heroes of Hayle: poetry to mark the end of World War One

We’re delighted to have received a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund to take work forward in Hayle to look at World War One history there in this centenary year of the end of the war. This is part of our project, Heart of Conflict, looking at Cornwall during World War One. Heroes of Hayle: […]

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Whatever It Takes

Whatever It  Takes  started with a competition for a Cornish skateboard,  launched in 2012. It was developed with Nick Jensen, one of the country’s top skateboarders. A  free exhibition at Heartlands, Cornwall put prize-winners on display for two months in autumn 2012. We worked with Claire Arymar, Neighbourhood Manager for Pengegon estate and surrounding areas, and Cornwall Community Action Network […]

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