CEN8Kids explore the World of Hair!

Goldsmiths anthropologist, Emma Tarlo, joined forces with designer Alix Bizet and the children from CEN8 for an afternoon exploring the world of hair. The afternoon began with a visit to the exhibition, Material Contemplations in Cloth and Hair, at the Constance Howard Gallery, curated by Emma Tarlo and Janis Jefferies. The children enjoyed feeling different types of…

Alix Bizet – Hair Matter(s) workshop with CEN8Kids

CEN8, in collaboration with Goldsmiths Anthropology Department, were delighted to host Alix Bizet’s fascinating workshop Hair Matter(s) for the children of CEN8Kids at Goldsmiths on Tuesday 15th May. Here Alix tells us more about her work: Biography: Alix Bizet’s work is a mix of interests in the theory, philosophy and psychology of human sciences coupled with…

Paper Doll Making – Part Two

The CEN8Kids Art club has been busy this month getting our hands dirty and jumping straight into the creative process that comes with putting together our own personalised dolls! You may remember Part 1 from our previous posts! Check out what all of the children have put together!    

Congratulations Destiny!!

We here at CEN8 are delighted that CEN8Kids member, Destiny, has been selected to take part in the Westminster School’s Enrichment Programme for Year 5 pupils who have shown “exceptional academic potential and energy for learning”. WELL DONE DESTINY – we always knew you were a star!

CEN8Kids Chimera Backdrop

The wonderful CEN8Gold volunteers having been working with our CEN8Kids Art club members to produce a backdrop for future CEN8 plays and photo shoots.  Loosely based on the mythological character, the Chimera, the children and volunteers collaborated to create this fantastic piece of art work.

October Round Up!

After the summer break, the CEN8Kids got back together for their art, dancing and singing clubs. Everyone was happy to see each other, with the children hugging their friends and big grins on the volunteers’ faces when they saw their little charges ready for the new term of workshops. Our lovely volunteer, Gila, teaches the…

Happy Diwali from the children of CEN8Kids!

At our CEN8Kids Art Club this week, the children made lanterns to celebrate Diwali with the help of our wonderful CEN8Gold Volunteers:  Chloe, Laila, Mengqi, Pepe and Hannah.      

CEN8Kids record their own radio drama

Led by our marvellous Emily and supported by Rezwana, Lee and Nora and Kenya who recorded and edited this piece, the members of CEN8Kids’ Wednesday after school art club made a short radio play based on the characters they created. Emily explains: We began with bin bags. Amorphous and unremarkable black plastic bags. But soon…

Daranee Dispatches: June 2017

This month our CEN8Kids have been busy bees as most of them were getting ready for the Art Exhibition that took place between the 8th and the 10th of June. The art exhibition was held in Under The Brew, a basement exhibition space in the cafe Out of the Brew café on New Cross Road….