Young people join forces with artists for Bow exhibition

A group of Bow schoolchildren are to stage an exhibition on what they think their area will be like in 20 years’ time.

After a successful run last year which saw pupils from primaries, secondary schools and youth clubs pair up with artists, Bow Arts Trust is running another one-off exhibition tonight (Thursday August 4).

The students will have just a few days to come up with ideas for paintings, photographs or visual performances.

Anna sexton, the trust’s community development officer, said: “It’s going to be quite a challenge as a lot of the young people won’t have met before.

“It gives the artists a chance to get more involved with the community and the young people a chance to try out new things. Last year was brilliant so expect the unexpected.”


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The show, Futurology, funded by Bow Arts Trust and East Thames and Action for Bow, will run from 6.30 to 9pm at the Nunnery gallery in Bow Road.

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