STONE CARVING WORKSHOP and TALENT COMPETITION & EXHIBITION for young people from an African and African Caribbean Background* to discover London's next up-and-coming sculptor.
Dates: 11 August
Times: 11am - 6pm
The participants learned from experienced stone mason Gary March how to carve their own gargoyle from a breeze block stone. The finished stonework was exhibited at AACDD exhibition taking place at Bargehouse, Oxo Tower Wharf, London
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“Statistical research shows that minority ethnic groups are significantly under-represented in the overall arts and design scene in the UK. 2010 Design Council research reveals just 7% of designers are from a minority ethnic background The AACDD Initiative will present the majority of designers showcased with their first opportunity to exhibit on an international stage and to network with the broader design community.”
Source: BEDG Proposal for Arts Council of England, March 2010