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Tuesday, 22 January 2013

Art Event: Artists raising money for street children in Bolivia.

“Cara a cara” is Spanish for “face to face” and is the title of an art project initiated by artist Bernice Wilson. It involves 14 (mostly) London-based Artists and hopes to raise money and awareness for street children in, Bolivia. It is a reciprocal portrait project and involves 31 children from Bolivia creating portraits of the artists and in turn the artists have created a portrait of the corresponding child.

 They are holding a number of exhibition events around London (see
below for details) during January and February 2013. Whilst all events are running we will simultaneously by holding a silent online auction of all the artworks, they have speakers, some children’s workshops and hopefully Bolivian entertainment. 

Exhibition dates:
22/1 – 10/2             Go Figurative Gallery, Old St, London
11/2 – 17/2             Se1 Bermondsey project Space 2
19/2 – 23/2             Mile End Art pavilion
25/2 – 28/2             TBC

(further details of  events running alongside these exhibitions can be found on their project website: www.cara-a-cara.org.uk )


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