The painting workshop which started in March of 2019 at the Social Spot of Neos Kosmos is complete.
The young people, with the guidance of the volunteer and professor of Fine Arts Katerina Drossopoulou, painted faces, objects, landscapes got acquainted with artist like Picasso, Cézanne, Rousseau, Matisse and every time, they got a better knowledge of expressing through art and using art as a mean of communication and sentimental expression.
Through Art there was interaction between young people from Iran, Afghanistan and teenagers who visited the Social Spot of Neos Kosmos from various shelters of the who, through their collaboration to the artistic activities, they are experiencing the delight of multicultural interaction, they discover that each one of them had a talent. The participants stated very excited with the workshops, where they learned new and innovative methods and they received artistic knowledge by their teacher. Furthermore, they anticipate the next art events of the Social Spot.
Caritas Hellas would like to express its gratitude to the professor of Fine Arts Katerina Drossopoulou, for her volunteering and the knowledge that she shared with her students, as well as the colorful moments that she gave to the Social Spot.
“Art is a line around your thoughts.” Gustav Klimt
The lessons are a part of the «METAVASIS Project – Participation, Empowerment and Social Inclusion of Refugees / Migrants in Greece» concerning the support and integration of refugees and immigrants in Greek society. The Project is run by Caritas Hellas and is funded by Caritas Germany.