Art cards for Sri Lanka: Card meanings

Lefika La Phodiso is excited to be sending two Community Art Counsellors to the north of Jaffna in Sri Lanka to share the technique of community mapping. This area has been devastated by a 26 year civil war that ended in 2009 and saw much destruction in the 2004 tsunami. The community mapping process is […]

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Porridge Batik

Workshop: Porridge Batik In this workshop we will shake up the traditional way of doing Batik and create hand painted fabrics using porridge and fabric paint. With Munya Makosa and Rozanne Myburgh

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R10 000 raised by local artists

One of Johannesburg’s most prominent art houses has raised R10 000 for a centre which uses art therapy when working with the youth. Once a light industrial building and now a relic of Doornfontein’s industrial past, August House is the art space of more than 40 pan-African artists; in what could possibly be the most […]

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Lefika La Phodiso: Healing through art

The visual arts, while not the first thing to come to mind when you think of therapy, have huge potential in promoting social well-being and dealing with some of the hardships faced daily by some South Africans. By tapping into this potential and making art therapy more accessible to those who can benefit from it, […]

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