PIYN: Oliver Wayman from Bottletop
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|Thu 21 Jul ’11, 2:00pm–5:00pm||
Where: Corban Estate Arts Centre, 426 Great North Rd, Auckland
Restrictions: All Ages
- Admission: Free
Event listed by: Rebecca Lawson
Bottletop is a dynamic UK Charity run by young people in East London. It locates grassroots education projects worldwide that are designed to empower young people and protect themselves in moving forward in their lives, projects that have a positive impact on the health and wellbeing of young people worldwide. They support these projects by fundraising through creative music and fashion initiatives.
Bottletop director Oliver Wayman will present ideas about creating income generation projects in marginalised communities, and the way in which Bottletop showcases beautifully crafted fashion accessories from different cultures, to an international market.
The British Council is proud to lead the return of New Zealand’s most innovative music and arts project, People in Your Neighbourhood (PIYN) for 2011. The 2011 project offers a series of creative expression and technique workshops featuring leading UK artists and musicians, as well as some of NZ’s top creatives and performers. It aims to explore and celebrate the unrecognised artistic and urban talent in all of our neighbourhoods.
From May to July 2011, PIYN is again be hosting UK music and digital media talent in New Zealand. Guests include Pacific Sister and original Pacific Island Renaissance figure Rosanna Raymond, an online music collaboration with The Roundhouse in Camden UK and NZ talent, the visionaries behind Bottletop (UK), and Akala, the man behind the Hip Hop Shakespeare company.