A space and activity for teens and young adults to heal and unify: to inspire and be inspired. A place for love and creativity!
Drawing to explore, communicate, propagate ideas, observations, critiques on social issues as a way to take action with a focus on humanitarian and environmental issues.
A space for teens and young adults to:
- develop drawing skills in collaboration with others that love to draw while together exploring issues of our society that need addressing.
- Give voice to under-represented groups and under-represented issues in creative, unique ways while developing your own voice and proposing solutions.
- use drawing, a way of seeing, a way of generating, a way of dreaming up ideas and a way of communicating, as a form of activism, giving voice to issues of interest and to explore these individually or to share with a larger community.
Recent prompts and questions:
1 – From point to lines : What is your dream?
2 – Light volumes : Emerging gestures
3 – Drawings on top of drawings : Collaboration and exchange
4 – Figures and space : Clarity and your voice
5 – Layering and repetition : Dissemination of ideas and action!
Slide show of process above ^ Sample projects here below
LOVEcALL : Communication failure between cultures. Humans in between places. Displaced! Diversity is Beautiful. Why borders? Oxygen mask reaching to Mother Earth
An actual alien inspired by Resident Aliens reflecting on earth, our environment, humanity and a natural phenomenon – migration
Same faces, different ethnicities. We are one, confused. Communication breakdown. Love. Inclusiveness. Together. Teamwork.
Women in red!
artists: Sophia Arbelaez, Jordan Stratford, Devi Benkoczy-Friebus, Sanjay Khindria, Chase Jones, Raina Rusafova Markulis, Boryan Rusafova Markulis * Their projects were done in collaborations and individually
Some of the artists participated in Impromptu Drawing of US : We Are *Almost All Immigrants to turn the American flag into a Flag of US