Search

Newham venues showcase art with social conscience

15:00 08 October 2012

Guiondepiso Guroga and GM Zago.

Guiondepiso Guroga and GM Zago.

Archant

Two Newham art venues are sharing a humanitarian exhibition this month created by over 100 artists.

Emanuela Terragoli and GM Zago violenza e candore.Emanuela Terragoli and GM Zago violenza e candore.

For three weeks, The Hub in Canning Town and Grassroots in West Ham are hosting paintings entirely made from recycled materials including work by celebrated Italian artist Gianantonio Marino Zago.

The exhibition, entitled ‘Zago and Your Friends’, is a collection based on collaboration and social responsibility brought to The Hub and Grassroots through a partnership between Newham NDP and humanitarian charity Emergency UK.

Curator Laurie Cesak said: “I am pleased to be able to work with an exceptional charity like Emergency UK.

“This is a fantastic opportunity to showcase artistic talent, whilst raising money, and bringing awareness to Emergency’s life-saving projects.”

Artwork is on sale for £350 a piece with all proceeds going towards sustaining the paediatric centre in Bangui, in the Central African Republic.

A private view, including a demonstration by Emergency UK and a chance to talk to curators and charity representatives, will take place at The Hub, 123 Star Lane, Canning Town, E16 4PZ from 6pm to 8pm tomorrow (Thursday October 4).

‘Zago and Your Friends’ is at The Hub and Grassroots daily until October 16.

For more details, contact Curator Laurie Cesak at laurie@newhamndp.co.uk.

0 comments

Latest Entertainment Stories

Thursday, March 26, 2015
Tara Arts is bringing a new adaptation of Macbeth to Stratford Circus

Three drag queens from Mumbai will be brewing up some trouble when they travel to Stratford this week.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015
The Slow Show - White Water

Feted, mellow indie troubadours deliver on their early promise.

Monday, March 16, 2015
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds - Chasing Yesterday

The pop-rock icon’s songwriting pen still fires far too many blanks on his second album.

Thursday, March 12, 2015
Tigercats - Mysteries

Mysteries’ lightweight indie-pop with soul threatens to win your heart and mind.

Most read entertainment

Competitions

Funky adidias iPhone cases up for grabs!

We’ve teamed up with adidas Originals to give away four iPhone 5/5s cases.

Read more
A Sun-Maid goodie bag could be coming your way.

Easter is a time for reflection, thanks and celebration, and what better way could there be to spend the holiday than treating yourself to good company and great food?

Read more

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Newham Recorder e-edition today E-edition
Family Notices 24


Our trusted business finder