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Create & Inspire 2014

Create & Inspire is a competition run by the Crossway Foundation with the aim of discovering talented young artists in the United Kingdom and the Middle East.

This year's competition was open to 16-25 year olds in the UK, UAE, Saudi Arabia and Qatar and the prize is a 2-week creative journey of a lifetime to Brazil. 12 winners have now been selected and will be announced in August 2014. 

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Film Screening: A World Not Ours

The Crossway Foundation is hosting a screening of internationally acclaimed documentary, A World Not Ours, on Wednesday 28 May. Watch the trailer here.

Admission free but RSVP required. Please email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) to book your place.


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Brazilian Basketry Workshop

On Friday 2 May, the Crossway Foundation hosted a public workshop in London with Brazilian art collective, Flour, exploring the use of traditional crafts-makring techniques in a contemporary context.

The workshop marked the launch of this year's Create & Inspire initiative. Find out more at

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Graffiti workshop with Brazilian artist Alexandre Orion

On 14 March we organised a free graffiti workshop lead by Brazilian graffiti artist Alexandre Orion. Members of the public joined Orion in the magnificent setting of MIA Park in Doha to create a collaborative mural.

This workshop marked the launch of the Create & Inspire competition. Find out more:


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Graffiti workshop with eL Seed and Ruben Sanchez

On Friday 6 December, the Crossway Foundation organised a free graffiti workshop in Dubai, in partnership with Tashkeel and Brownbook.

Over 100 members of the community joined graffiti artists eL Seed and Ruben Sanchez in turning a blank wall at The Archive in Safa Park into a permanent piece of art.


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Islamic Pattern & Dome Building Workshops II

In December, the Crossway Foundation returned to the Museum of Islamic Art in Doha for a second series of Islamic pattern and dome building workshsops with British artist Adam Williamson, as part of Qatar UK 2013.


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Create & Inspire 2014: Win the Journey of a Lifetime to Brazil

The Create & Inspire 2014 competition trailer was made by 2011 competition winner, Anggi Makki, creator of the hugely successful YouTube mini-series, Takki.

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