Yardworks celebrates the diverse talent of artists using street and graffiti style expression. These particular artforms often capture the imagination and spirit of young people that have something to say about their present circumstances and environment just as it did in the graffiti movement in New York City, Washington Heights and the Bronx 30 odd years ago.

They need young people to help design a series of art works to be installed at public sites throughout Govan. Clydeside Initiative for Arts at SWG3 will lead online artist talks and workshops designed to find and translate the voices of young people into striking street art murals and public artwork.

This is a chance to take part and have your ideas realised by some of the UK’s top street artists, get involved in learning and developing your own skills and techniques and make your mark as part of this collaborative community arts project in Govan. 
SWG3 are also programming a series of Artists talks with dates to be released soon. Artists talks are, open to the whole community will give an understanding of the practice, processes and heritage of Street Art. 

How to get involved

Community workshops –Following the online workshops we will be leading community based workshops to engage a wider audience.  Please get in touch if you would like us to organise a graffiti workshop for your group. 
 
Online Workshops are open to all but aimed at young people 12-17 there are three in the series lead by Scotlands leading talent. To sign up click on the links below – materials and instructions are provided in advance. Following the online workshops we will be leading community based events to engage a wider audience. 
 
Sign up on the links below:
Saturday 27/03 2pm – 4pm 

YARDWORKS Govan presents: Trophy milk cartons – by Miss U

Saturday 10/04 2pm – 4pm 

YARDWORKS Govan presents: In Other Words – by Ciaran Glöbel

Saturday 17/04 2pm – 4pm 

YARDWORKS Govan presents: Paint the things you see in your head by Tragic O’Hara

If you have any questions about the project, how to get involved or would like to know more about our community engagement work please get in touch with Laura at Laura@swg3.tv 

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