Gozart uses puppetry to bring people together, build community and make change. We are specialised in giant puppetry, mask, and street art to create highly participatory, issue-oriented, outdoor theater that is accessible to all.
Gozart facilitate carnival art workshops in the community such as: puppetry, mask making and headdresses.
Gozart uses art as a vehicle for community building and education, to promote cultural diversity. Gozart continually seek to create opportunities for people to experience playfulness, magic and hope.
“The finish was of course wearing the puppet to Notting Hill Carnival on Children’s day as part of the Yaa’s children band, which won 1st place in the historical category.
In my opinion, the workshop leaders were patient, friendly, and helpful and encouraged the children to abandon their inhibitions and release their artistic flair. It was a great experience for the children and staff alike and we would welcome other such projects”
Youths & Carnival
Yaa Asantewa a Arts and Cultural Center (Westminster)
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Notting Hill Carnival Picture 1
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GOZART is a non for profit organisation which aims to nurture the creativity
of individuals and groups in our community and the artists
working with them. GOZART run projects in partnership with
local organisations to provide a regular programme of activities.
The importance of art
and crafts for children is to explore visual, tactile and other sensory experiences to communicate ideas and meanings.
Participants work with traditional and new media, developing confidence, competence, imagination and creativity. They learn to appreciate and value images and artefacts across times and cultures, and to understand the contexts in which they were made.
During Gozart art activities participants will be offered the following opportunities that are integral to their learning and enhance their engagement with the concepts, processes and content of the subject.
GOZART is committed to the promotion of equal opportunities and the elimination of discrimination experienced by people on the grounds of gender, age, race, colour, religion, ethnic origin, nationality, class, sexual orientation, marital status or disability.
- work independently and collaboratively, taking different roles in teams
- explore areas that are new to them, including ideas, techniques and processes
- respond to the school’s location and local cultural influences
- engage with contemporary art, craft and design, working with creative individuals and in creative environments where possible
- work with a variety of genres, including contemporary practice
- engage in interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary practice within the arts
- make links between art and design and other subjects and areas of the curriculum.