This summer EEA’s young participants have been involved in some amazing projects and have produced some truly outstanding work. Each project has been documented by them on individual project blogs:
Greenwich Games Space - http://greenwichgames.tumblr.com/ The project is designed to encourage young people to explore their relationship to their local built environment, particularly public spaces and the public within them
Solar Summer School - http://solarsummerschool.tumblr.com/ A transition summer school for those entering Coreli College - On the 9th of September 2012 the Summer School participants and their parents and guardians will be marching together on The Mayor’s Thames Festival Night Carnival. "The summer school is excellent because we get to do all creative stuff like making the snake, the warrior skirt and head-dress. It makes me confident and I’ve met new friends" Chelsea, aged 11
Uncover Spoken Word and Outdoor Arts - http://uncoversummerarts.tumblr.com/ A Summer School for young people experiment in animating their local area with Visual Arts, Performance and Poetry interventions. These will be performaned for The Albany’s Outdoor Weekend on Saturday 8 September
“Oh Deptford Highstreet with its bad reputation but what do you expect from a betting shop nation our job centres are pound shops That’s what i see first Deptford junk market is that all that we’re worth”
Street Arts Academy - http://streetartsacademy.tumblr.com/ At the Southbank Centre on 7th July 2012 The Youth Panel made important changes to their mission statement:
Street Arts Academy Youth Panel 2012 We provide outdoor entertainment and give young people a chance to be heard. As a group we want to:
As the 18-month project draws to a close the young producers have developed a creative heritage scrapbook. See the work they have done.
EEA have been awarded the commission to create the largest Carnival ever seen in Newham host of the Olympic Games in East London.
EEA had a fantastic time in Edinburgh to Celebrate Light Night and St Andrews Day