Another great evening at Mile End

What a fantastic treat we had

at our Mile End Exhibition Opening

last night

a three piece all female band joined us  and

filled the air with the amazing sounds of the Andes

Panpipes and guitar

from Vicky, Paloma and Jeanette (oh and guest appearance from little Raymi)


During the day our childrens’ portrait workshops were popular

We had great fun with Harriet, Sana, Mariann, Daniel, Matt, Alex, Zachariah and Inaya. Thank you for taking part, if you left your email address we will send you some photos


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How to find Mile End Art Pavilion

Mile End Tube station is nearest and is on the Central Line

Google Maps link




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cara a cara moves to Mile End – join us for live Bolivian music & dancing

So it’s time to say goodbye to the

Bermondsey Project Space2


move cara a cara

back to E3

Mile End Art Pavilion

join is there

Tuesday 19th February


when we will have


Bolivian  musicians and dancing

a further raffle


more books for you

also from Tuesday-Friday there will be

twice daily FREE portrait workshops for children

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Late opening TONIGHT

Late opening tonight 15th February


Bermondsey Project Space2


First showing of all artwork by children and artists

WIN a pair of paintings

Donate £8 for a project book


Sponsor a book for a child

Directions from nearest tubes:
From Borough or London Bridge, take the no21 bus to The Bricklayers Arms stop. Get off and on foot turn next left into Page’s Walk. When you get to the Victoria pub turn right into Willow walk. Bermondsey Project Space is along on the left
From Liverpool St take the no42 to Grange rd/Caledonian Mkt stop or no78 to Griggs Pl stop. When you get off bus and it’s a short walk along Grange rd, Crimscott St/Page’s Walk to Willow Walk
From Bermondsey, you are best to walk it seems :-)
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Another exciting and eventful evening

A huge

thank you

to all who attended our book launch last night


donated to our fundraising efforts

We had another great evening…

11 books have been sponsored for the children, just 20 left

Donations have been gratefully received for 17 books

we thank you hope you enjoy

We sold raffle tickets at £1 each and raffled one of our diptychs raising £108.

A lucky winner is now the proud owner of a pair of unique, beautiful and original portraits by Niina and her counterpart artist, young Elida from Bolivia

You can find out about more up-coming events on our newly added calendar tab

and make donations for project books here

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Register to bid on our auction here:


PS Don’t be alarmed, a WordPress login window appears … this is just registering you on our “cara a cara” site :-)

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Sign up for FREE childrens’ art workshops

If you are aged 7-14 you can join us for some FREE art fun during half term at The Mile End Art pavilion.

You create a portrait of an artist while the artist creates a portrait of you

And YOU get to keep both for FREE

Places are limited to 10 per session.

Sessions are

10:00-11:30 and 14:00-15:00

Tuesday 19th – Friday 22nd February 2013

It is important you book so we have enough artists there

You can book here: eventbrite

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Sponsor a book for a child

We have 31 Bolivian children involved in this project, who have all eagerly created a portrait of an artist. We want to send each one of them a project book containing all 31 diptychs.

Not only will they own a book, but they will in it too.

How exciting is that!

(think back to when you were their age)

We would like your help.

You can sponsor a book for a child

By either coming to one of our exhibitions over the next few weeks or by completing a request in our online shop

The cost to you is a donation of £8

You get to choose* which child you want your book to go to


write them a personal message

(for online donations to sponsor a child, if you want to send the child a message,please send it separately)
* you can choose which child on a first come first served basis
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Project Book Launch

So you want to support us, but you can’t afford to bid on a piece of art? So why not

buy a book

We are launching a ‘cara a cara‘ project book at the next event

at Go Figurative on

7th February 2013

The book will be bi-lingual so you and the children can read it

It will contain:

all diptychs as well as some special images

an introduction by John Bird


general info about the project.

The book will be on sale for a

minimum donation of £8

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All artwork pairs are now live in our online auction

At last!

The artwork of all children and artists is now live on our auction!

All artwork is for sale in diptychs (artist:child)

You can watch a diptych, see who’s bidding on what

You can register and bid on a diptych yourself

Please bid, and donate to a good cause

Please pass the word to your friends and family

All money will go back to Bolivia to help the children involved

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