`Re-imagining My Neighbourhood' has two actions: a two-day workshop and an exhibition of the workshop findings.
The two-day workshop will run on the 22nd and 25th of September, during school holidays, at Powis Community Centre, Aberdeen. It is aimed to a small group of young people – 10 teenagers - living in this area.
1 day workshop – 22nd of September Morning session: Introduction of all participants and of the purpose of the event, followed by a presentation of a brief history of Powis and its housing project Afternoon session: The discussion will explore community problems regarding housing and public space surrounding Powis Community Centre.
2 day workshop – 25th of September Morning & Afternoon sessions: Re-Imagining my neighbourhood – how could I make it better? Use of drawing/colouring materials, making models, etc for expressing ideas
The exhibition of the workshop findings will be shown at Peacock Visual Arts (25 September - 17 October) and then Powis Community Centre. It could then go on to be shown at various community centres in the regeneration areas of Aberdeen.
Peacock Visual Arts is the leading contemporary visual arts organisation in Aberdeen and the North-east of Scotland bringing artists and the public together through exhibitions‚ events‚ talks‚ residencies‚ film screenings‚ gigs and workshops to make and present art in exciting and innovative ways.
In addition to our annual programme of contemporary art exhibitions and events, we also provide the widest range of open access facilities available in Scotland. These include printmaking workshops, a digital fabrication lab, film equipment hire and plus photography darkroom.
In our shop we have a wide range of prints for sale, many of which are editioned by Peacock printmakers.