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.
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.
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 www.create-inspire.org
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: www.create-inspire.org
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.
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.