As part of the Picturing Democracy Project, pupils from Elizabeth Garret Anderson School met with staff from Islington Town Hall, interviewed them, and took their portraits. They met with individuals from a variety of backgrounds, with different, and equally valuable roles, within the life of Islington Council and the Town Hall: cleaners; porters; the registrar; […]
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Between Thursday 3 June and Friday 16 July 2010 Cubitt Education presented an exhibition of work at Islington Museum. The work was created during our programme of enriching and inspiring activities in partnership with local schools. The projects on display included: Picturing Democracy / Picturing Community: a series of photographic portraits of Councillors and local […]
The Enchanted Gardens: a series of creative garden parties in the Kings Cross area for local older people. Events included: a sensory walk and bark rubbings in Barnsbury Wood (Islington’s smallest and least-well-known nature reserve) where we met a toad, long-tailed tits, took photographs of new blossom, and did a ‘mirror-walk’ amongst the treetops a […]
We held a small exhibition of works from across the programme in Studio Two, our first Community Studio, at Cubitt itself. Projects on display included Picturing Democracy; new posters and collages from Cubitt Seniors Art School; and work from Photoshop Club at Elizabeth Garret Anderson School.
A photo portrait session held at Islington Town Hall in which a group of young people took pictures of Islington Council and Town Hall staff.
Thursday 17 September 2009 The ‘Get Green, Get Creative’ Green Fayre is a one-day event at Claremont Project (an arts and personal development centre for people aged 55+) that seeks to help us answer these questions. During the afternoon visitors will be invited to participate in arts activities and learn about new ways to be […]
From 17th-27th of June 2009 Cubitt hosted a community festival curated and promoted by pupils aged 14-16 from Elizabeth Garret Anderson Language College. The festival called for people to “…..Leave the screen and join a new scene!”