29 Nov 2011

EGAKU+SMILE Christmas Charity Art Fair!

Event news now, with news of a charity event for a cause that is close to our hearts. EGAKU and SMILE JAPAN are holding a great art themed event packed full of fun things to see, do and buy, all in aid of the Japanese earthquake and tsunami appeal. They have organised a great action packed day out in the heart of Hoxton this Thursday, so make sure you pop out and take a look at their great lineup. Protip: they have handmade mince pies and mulled wine!

We are 100% behind these guys so if any one can make it or help out in any way please contact the group and check out their info below.

Christmas Charity Art Fair!

2 charity artists' groups "EGAKU" and "SMILE JAPAN" have now teamed up!

Date : Thu 1st Dec 2011 16:00 to 21:30
Venue: Designersblock, 32 Cremer Street, London E2 8HD
(off Kingsland Road, 1min walk from Hoxton overground station)

Months have passed but there are still so many people suffering from the aftermath and radiation from the earthquake and tsunami in March.It is considered that it will take over 10 years to restore the normal life over there.What we (artists & designers) can do is to contribute to them using our skills and work!

Art sale:Onsale will be zines, prints, original drawings, books and much more, from some of the most renowned illustrators and designers of today – Rob Ryan, Nobrow, Okido Magazine, Anorak Magazine, Jean Jullien, Laura Carlin, Frinton Press, Peepshow, Hato Press, Lazy Oaf & many many more young artists.

Workshop: Draw cards & make Origami for the victims in Japan who are still suffering from the disaster.

Film projecting: We'll project animations and films by talented artists. Join the showreel! (see details below)

Exhibition: Photo exhibition by a Japanese photographer Satoru Niwa who has taken pictures of the disaster since the earthquake was happened in North of Japan on 11th March 2011.

Refreshments: We'll serve handmade cakes, mince pies, beer, mulled-wine.

100% of the profits will be donated towards these charities.
-Project Fumbaro Eastern Japan (fumbaro.org/en/)
-Souma City Tsunami Orphans Aid (blogs.yahoo.co.jp/ippo_kizuna (website in Japanese)

We always appreciate your contribution by donating...
- Art work (Prints up to A3 size, crafts, zines, cards etc)
(Please bring them to the event or please send them to the address below!)
- Hand-made cakes (If you don’t mind, please bring them to our venue on the day!)
- Short movies, animations, music videos to play on screen in the event(Please contact us and final deadline will be on 25th Nov)

Please tell your friends about this event and spread the flyer attached on any SNS!

Unit A.104/6
Faircharm Trading Estate
9-12 Creekside

Twitter: @EgakuSmile
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