Fondazzjoni Kreattività has embarked on a community project with the residents of Corradino Correctional Facility (CCF). This initiative, which has been awarded the Premju tal-President għall-Kreattività, has enabled five residents of CCF to sit for the Art and Design exam (Edexcel), and attain this qualification.
2011/2012: Expressing Yourself Through Art
“Training is gaining, there is no loss! You shouldn’t give up!” – Jean Paul, Y.O.U.R.S resident
From experiences, ideas and words to images. Click here to find out more about the first community project with the Young Offenders Unit Rehabilitation Services, known as Y.O.U.R.S., awarded by Premju tal-President Għall-Kreattività and supported by Fondazzjoni Kreattività in 2011.
2012/2013: Hop-On Hop-Off ARTventure
This Art-venture saw thirty young adults from Y.O.U.R.S explore the realm of printmaking, through art-sessions which were complemented by on-site cultural and educational visits, and where the focus was on making such historical sites a relevant experience for defining our cultural identity. Click here to find out more about the second community project running between 2012 and 2013, and the final art exhibition, ŻVELJARIN BLA ĦIN, supported by Premju tal-President Għall-Kreattività and Fondazzjoni Kreattività in collaboration with the Corradino Correctional Facility.
“To draw from life is to learn about life.” – RobertCrums, Artist
This experimental project initiated the idea of success among all participants from the Y.O.U.R.S. and Female residents at the Corradino Correctional Facility, irrespective of age and gender. Throughout the year-long project, learning through sharing of documented experiences was the main driving factor, and culminated in a visual art exhibition, PAĠNI, held at St James Cavalier through the support of Premju tal-President Għall-Kreattività and Fondazzjoni Kreattività. Click here to find out more!
2014/2015: The Mystery of the Ordinary
“My art is my therapy and it’s helped me a lot to heal from the inside out.” – C.F.F. resident
This year-long community project saw the arts as an essential part of human experience wherein the ordinary was found to be truly mysterious in many ways. Click here to find out more about this community project and TRAĠITT, the public exhibition recounting the journey which was undertaken by the young residents from Y.O.U.R.S and female residents from the Corradino Correctional Facility throughout 2014 and 2015.