Smart Art

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Smart Art

Smart Art

Smart ART By Smart ART

Lets feed youth creativity the affordable way. the deprived are forced to have more imagination, creativity and drive than the privileged, time to create a space to harness and channel that energy.

Croydon Idea stage

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I want to create a space accessible to the the lower class creatives, a space where you can rock up hire the use of an available easel, graphic tablet, sewing machine etc for an hour at a time and crack on, no weekly or monthly commitment. no having to find rent money in order to practice your craft. because lets face it, whats affordable to middle class England is not affordable to all. somewhere the most creative members of society can harness and grow their skills without breaking the bank, A hub for urban deprived youth to engage and channel their creative energy in a social atmosphere, with a side serving of coffee/juice. offering a mix of affordable and free workshops based around the arts, opportunities to showcase work through exhibitions, free figurative drawing sessions. and live performance ,

What we'll deliver:

  • provide a venue / equiptment that challenges what affordable means to the deprived
  • Educate youth/young adults to options available to them to progress through their journey
  • social inclusion-reignite, engage and motivate youth/young adult with arts and culture
  • offer equipment and space at a realistic affordable rate in a social atmosphere
  • give young croydon the opportunity to earn an income via utilising the space and it facilities
  • to give the young croydon a new face and voice through art
  • to encourage artist collaborations through networking
  • provide a space for young croydon to exhibit and take pride in their achievements

Why it's a great idea:

society is obsessed with urban culture but neglects it urban youth. appropriating their creative disposition throughout media and profiting of it, while labelling the cultures innovators as social deviants. Its time for young people to rebrand the URBAN label! show society that given access to opportunity rather than just a peep hole, they can and will succeed in society.

Steps to get it done:

  • securing a space
  • seek planning permission
  • renovation
  • equiptment
  • confirm schedule of exhibition, events and workshops
  • utilise all social media platforms to publish our presence and coming events
  • advertise the availability of the space hire.

Location Croydon

Croydon has 80 other projects and £905,000 in potential grant funding

About the space

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Council

London Borough of Croydon

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