Art Project and Colours
On Wednesday 30/01/2019 the first “Art Project” was conducted with great success at the Social Spot of Caritas Hellas in Neos Kosmos, which was the first acquaintance with fine arts and got a better knowledge of expressing through art and using art as a mean of communication and sentimental expression.
The beneficiaries, with the guidance of the volunteer and professor of Fine Arts Katerina Drossopoulou, painted faces, objects, doing collage, painted with special techniques on fabric and made notebooks with wishes for the future and panting that expressed their feelings
Via Art there was interaction between beneficiaries from Africa, Tunisia and teenagers who visited the Social Spot of Neos Kosmos from various shelters of the International Organization of Migrants and each one made a gift for themselves of a beloved family member, with joy and creativity.
Through their collaboration to the artistic activities, they experienced the delight of multicultural interaction, they discover that each one of them had a talent and filled their day with colours.
The event is 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.