Online art exhibition organised to raise awareness of Northampton Hope Centre
The event hopes to ‘make the invisible visible’ while also showcasing the work of a Northampton homelessness charity
A group of university students has organised a virtual art exhibition to raise awareness for Northampton Hope Centre
The virtual event will take place at 7pm on Thursday (April 29) via Zoom and will include a photo exhibition and a drawing masterclass.
Four students from University of Northampton have arranged the event named ‘make the invisible visible’ to raise awareness of the Hope Centre services and speak to the attendees through different stories about homelessness.
Sara Martinez, event manager, said: “All the attendees will be part of an expressive, immersive and interactive virtual reality exhibition where they will contemplate abstract pictures with real homeless stories, feelings and emotions, behind them.
“They will also watch an emotional short film about the work that the Northampton Hope Centre does.
“We consider that Northampton Hope Centre volunteers are superheroes for all the hard work that they put in with helping other people, therefore there will also be a drawing masterclass where people will learn how to draw their superhero.”
During the event a raffle will also be held with the winner claiming a voucher to spend at a Northampton business.
To find out more and to join the event email [email protected]
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