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Projects

A summer holiday film and animation project for children ages 8 to 11 will be run in August at the Institute of Imagination in Lambeth High Street. Details to be confirmed.

A summer holiday animation project for children ages 5 to 8 will be run in August at our workshop. Details to be confirmed.

We are looking forward to the next 2 film skills and employment training course beginning at the end of September. There will be between 15 and 20 free places on each course for young unemployed adults ages 16 – 26+ with a passion for working in the film and media industry. Recruitment will start on August 1st and there will be a series of Information and Enrolment events in early September. If interested, please email info@creative-sparkworks.org

 

We are hoping to begin the China Walk Heritage Pottery project this autumn

 

RECENT PROJECTS

Trainees from our previous film course - “Learn2Film2£arn” have made a short promotional film “Viva Vauxhall” commissioned by Vauxhall One on the growth of Vauxhall as a vibrant and attractive place to live and work.

Intitute of Imagination film course with Robot takeover!

Message Man film sponsored by The China Walk TRA funded by Lambeth Getting Involved grant

Another garden renovation this time in Greenwich for Family Mosaic Housing Association was created with their young volunteers led by our team of artists: an enchanting fairy tale mosaics garden to be enjoyed by single mothers and toddlers in their supported living residence.

Mosaics for children's play area in Greenwich
Mosaics for children's play area in Greenwich

 

A craft design project 'Fit ShopFit' for Lambeth Youth Offending Service funded by Lambeth Council gave Creative Sparkworks exterior shop front a much needed face lift!

Mask making with local children sponsored by The China Walk TRA

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FashioniSTARZ making upcycling garments
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Robotropolis camera crew
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17 young adults have completed the “Learn2Film2£arn” skills and employment training course funded by BFI Creative Skillset and the Walcot foundation. Between them they have gained 33 accreditations with AQA and been in paid work as floor runners, marshals, art department and assistant camera operators with local and London wide film productions. We are very proud of their achievements.

 

The “Four Seasons” ceramic and mosaic panels for the Vauxhall Gardens estate have become talking points in what was previously an unused and neglected urban space. The mosaics took over a year to create with the help of local residents and are now installed in the transformed community garden space Hayverley Point Garden.

AUTUMNfrom the 4 seasons mosaics and ceramics panels
SUMMER from the 4 seasons mosaics and ceramics panels

The Lambeth Walk history murals were refreshed and redesigned and brought up-to-date with the help of Creative Sparkworks local artists and volunteers. kindly funded by the Ethelred Tenants and Management Organization. This The subject of the paintings builds upon the community history of the area and depicts portraits of current local residents which liven up the street.

China Walk history mural

Researc photo for the China Walk history mural of Royal Doulton Pottery

PAST PROJECTS

Training

Our initial pilot for youth skills and employment training course in film and media: “Learn2Film2£arn” was funded by the Big Lottery Awards4All and resulted in the documentary “Vauxhall Voices Community Bridges” and trainees all moving into further education, training, paid work and volunteering.

Creative Sparkworks Yputh Film Production Unit September 2014

Our established design craft and business enterprise skills youth employment training course “Learn2Make2£arn" was run for its 6th year with trainees selling their handmade products on markets in South and East London and trainees moving into further education and employment.

Makers2Market stall @Brixton night market

DESIGN CRAFTS

Carmelita centre – The exotic mosaic sign created by our artists and local residents for the Vauxhall Gardens Estate community centre in 2014 to commemorate Carmelita Tulloch.

carmelita centre sign unveiling mosaic sign

Parkside community gardens in Finsbury Park for Family Mosaic Housing Association – an enchanting garden path created by our artists and 40 local children during the summer holidays in 2015

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POTTERY

Large handmade coil pots for the Arts Council funded "My Old China" local history STORYPOTS project made by local disabled residents and children with the Creative Sparkworks potters

Large handmade coil pots

Making a slabware vase

 

kid's pottery on the wheel

SCHOOLS

Mosaic of Aesop's fable of The Hare and the Tortoise made by 80 primary school children at The Wix School, Clapham

Wix Primary School Clapham

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