On Saturday 07 January we started the new year with our first Saturday Socials session. Lucy Steggals welcomed the group and talked about the Summer Ball, costume, favourite clothes and then led them in a game of clothing consequences! Image credit: Belle Moore-Benham
From June to July 2016 Belle Moore- Benham worked with residents at Lennox House, a Care Home in north Islington, Belle led sessions exploring memory and stories through working with mixed materials, texture and smell. The project was part of our Summer Ball 2016: The Graphic Novel programme, funded with support from the WORD Festival. […]
On Friday 9th December 2016, we held our annual Celebration Event as part of our Institute of Anything young artist programme. The event was a great success, we were joined by ten young people, their families and friends. Studio 5 was decorated with some of the brilliant fabric pieces produced on the programme. To kick off the […]
Over the Summer Angela has been working with her group at St Luke’s to create paintings of arrangements of food items. Here they are installed in the dining area on the ground floor of St Luke’s Community Centre for all to see and drool over. Images by Angela Conway […]
Cubitt is proud to be an Arts Award supporter. This means that where possible, our organisation will help young people acheive their arts award accrediation by attending our Gallery, meeting staff in education and researching our organisation for their arts log.
On 5th November Amy Ash led a workshop to create cyanotypes in Studio 5. See the amazing work the Saturday Socials group made! Saturday Socials is a partnership project funded by Islington Giving. It aims to decrease social isolation in Islington residents over 55. Images by Marta Corada.
We are thrilled to report that during October half term, the work from our ‘Fabric of Ideas’ summer school 2016 was moderated by Arts award. We achieved a fantastic 14 passes in Arts Award Bronze! The moderator commented, ‘clearly the young people have learnt a great deal gained a lot in visual art. The range of activities and […]
Watch Ben’s short film documenting Cubitt’s Arts Picnic on Islington Green on 27 August 2016. As part of our Saturday Socials programme funded by Islington Giving Benjamin Owen curated an afternoon of art, music and dance: each of these improvised in response to the others, and also to passers-by. Our regular Saturday morning group worked with […]
This animated book was created by Daniel Locke following workshops he delivered with residents at 73 Mildmay Street, in the run- up to the Summer Ball 2016: The Graphic Novel. These outreach workshops are funded by the WORD Festival, and participants were able to attend the Summer Ball event itself in Islington’s Assembly Hall and watch their […]
JOIN US for a free Street Party on Saturday 24th September from 2-5pm for an afternoon of tea cake and creative workshops in Angel Mews. Try out drawing workshops with artist John Close, contemporary embroidery with artist Frances Burden and find out more about our borough- wide engagement projects with Schools, Young People and over 55s […]
Cubitt Young Artist summer school ‘The Fabric of Ideas’ based Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London.