BASKETRY FUNCTION and ORNAMENT, group exhibition
Ruthin Craft Centre,
20 July – 13 October 2019
NATIONAL BASKETRY GATHERING AUSTRALIA 2019
Stella Harding is running two workshops exploring open hexagonal plaiting.
ARTS EDUCATION CHARITY IN SIERRA LEONE
I commissioned this short film while volunteering for a small NGO, WAYout Arts, in Freetown, Sierra Leone in West Africa to raise much needed funds for the charity. WAYout supports homeless, conflict-affected and educationally disadvantaged street youth. Filmed by WAYout members, it features a local basket maker - Alpha Samura as he tries to support himself through his basket making.
If you enjoyed watching this film I'd be very grateful if you would give a donation (perhaps £5?) to WAYout Arts by clicking the link below. You will be taken to the secure PayPal website where you can make your donation by PayPal if you have an account or by Credit Card.
FREETOWN BLAY In February 2017 I volunteered for three weeks at a small charitable organisation in Freetown, Sierra Leone, West Africa – WAYout (Worldwide Arts for Youth www.wayoutarts.org). WAYout … [Read More...]