Our Stories are Connected
Friday, 24 June
12:00 - 16:30
By Central and West Integration Network
Join us for the opening of a unique exhibition by the Central and West Integration Network’s refugee art group, inspired by the surrealist 1930s parlour game, ‘Exquisite Corps’.
Each artist created their own part of a larger, collaborative drawing. While working on their section of the drawing, participants could only see two inches of another group member’s work. They continued the other person’s drawing without seeing it fully, contributing to a unifying group process.
Every participant brought their own powerful autobiographical messages to the finished artwork. The process symbolises the ways in which our lives are interconnected – with and without our knowledge.
The art exhibition will be accompanied by a party with music, dance and storytelling as well as food cooked with traditional recipes of our refugee community. We will be celebrating the wide range of skills and talents that have come together in our community.
The Our Stories are Connected opening will reveal the group’s project in its unified form for the first time.
Garnethill Multicultural Centre, 21 Rose Street, Glasgow, G3 6RE
You do not need to register, just come along!
About Central and West Integration Network:
Central and West Integration Network is a Scottish charity based in the centre and West End of Glasgow. We support asylum seekers, refugees, migrant workers and black and minority ethnic people to access resources that improve their standard of living.
We are a vibrant community organisation that promotes food security, participation and integration. We run English classes, a community meal, a community food hub, an integration service and a number of groups, including an art group, women’s farming group, women’s cooking group, sewing group, children’s holiday programme and an outdoor art group.
Garnethill Multicultural Centre
21 Rose Street, Glasgow