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Hands Across the Ocean: What Next?

27 June 2023

18:00 -21:00

An evening to support and celebrate personal, and social transformation, through non-violence and the arts.

Join acclaimed South American artists and Lead Up Ambassadors, John Serna "Chota" from Columbia, Denilson Larios "Moreno" from Guatemala, and Jhemar Jones "It's Just Rippa" from Brixton and hear more about their stories of working at the intersect of art, architecture and activism, and their unique views on the power of public art and how the arts can be used to positively transform and empower communities. This will be followed by music and performances.

This evening is an opportunity to look forward to an ongoing project between Columbia and Brixton - 'Hands Across the Ocean' with see 'Chota' from the infamous Comuna 13, Medellin and ‘Bread Bunny’ from Brixton, come together to create a mural in Brixton which spreads a message of non-violence, hope and unity. This mural will be delivered in 2024 and there is still time to support the project.


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