News

An update and an appeal

We are now in the 9th week of lockdown. As this situation continues, the members are experiencing increasingly hard times. They are suffering profound depression, isolation, disintegration and flash backs. The anxiety that lockdown and corona provoke also activates past trauma.We remain connected via the usual new digital methods, WhatsApp has proved very successful, as […]

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EXHIBITION: THE ART OF ISOLATION

We are very happy to announce that New Art Studio will be showing work as part of a larger exhibition focusing on artwork made in lockdown. Our WhatsApp art making and sharing was very active during lockdown; not only did it keep our isolated members connected and sane, we also produced some incredible paintings. This […]

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Stay at home

Stay at home means different things to each individual, depending on what your home is. For members of New Art Studio, staying at home is an extremely challenging request. Members may be living in NASS accommodation, in a tiny room sharing the house with strangers, or they may be in rooms in hostels. Many won’t have […]

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Voluntary position at the New Art Studio.

The New Art Studio: a therapeutic art studio for refugees & asylum seekers   VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY FOR QUALIFIED ART PSYCHOTHERAPIST   The New Art Studio is a therapeutic art studio for asylum seekers and refugees, based at the Islington Arts Factory (London N7).  The New Art Studio offers members the opportunity to recover from significant […]

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Exhibition at Ben Uri Gallery

Private view – Tuesday 13th June.  6.30pm. Ben Uri Gallery & Museum 108a Boundary Road (off Abbey Road), London, NW8 0RH While the UK faces further political instability, we have been making preparations for the Studio’s exhibition at the Ben Uri Gallery. In times of crisis, be it political or personal, we need space and […]

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Latest News from the Studio

Dear Friends and Supporters, We are living in increasingly fractious times. Times of political, social and economic uncertainty – and with uncertainty come division, scapegoating and disengagement. One year after our last event, there still is no solution to the migrant crisis, nor peace in Syria or solace from the violent ideology of ISIL. Worse, […]

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