The Five Elements
Element runs arts projects that challenge you to explore your own motivation, purpose and creativity. If you’re interested in developing your creative skills, finding out more about yourself, and socialising and having fun in a positive atmosphere, an Element project might just be the one for you. Our projects are divided into five questions that encourage you to reflect on your purpose. These are:
We use spoken word, photography, painting, crafting, creative writing and performance art as a tool for self-expression and self-discovery. We believe that everyone is an artist. Even if you’ve never picked up a paintbrush before, or performed a line of poetry in your life, giving it a go can unlock a mountain of creativity that you may not know you even had.
By the end of the project, you’ll have a portfolio of artwork that will be exhibited at a world-famous art gallery, like Tate Britain, the V&A Museum, and the Saatchi Gallery.
How Does It Work?
Network: After completing a project you become part of our network. This means you have access to meet ups with other Element young people, free tickets (see below), and amazing opportunities through our arts and employability partners. Check out more information here.
Tickets: We have partnerships with major cultural institutions - like the Tate, Soho Theatre and the National Theatre. We get free tickets for Element participants to see new shows and exhibitions. Check out where we get tickets from here.
Food: We love food, and know how important it is to fuel creativity. There is a delicious hot meal at every Element session.
Get in touch with any questions - we'd love to hear from you!