HOLDING SPACE: This month we are all about Africa!
We are very excited about our new immersion program that starts this month at Space2b.
Focusing on the continent of Africa and the glorious colour, culture and art from some of her countries.
TO KICK OFF THE MONTH WE ARE HAVING A PARTY!!
THURSDAY 12TH MARCH 6-8pm
Fashion from Zimbabwe
Ethiopian coffee roasting ceremony
Food from East Africa
Artworks in our latest Exhibition: NOMAD:A BLEND OF AFRICA
Come and meet the artists and hear their great stories
You'll love it!
NOMAD bring together a blend of emerging and established artists of African background, evoking a sense of sharing, reflection and creative thinking among our community. So come along and enjoy this space of thought provoking art and culture.
Artists Featured: Zion Yaynu, Najeem Yussuf, Jesse Dacosta, Nickel Mundabi, Kojo Art and Muhubo Sulieman.
Mercy Matsheza: Our monthly featured designer
Come and see Mercy's colourful range.
March 1st - 31st
Ethiopian Coffee Ceremony with Genet Fida
Weaving Workshop with Muhubo
Learn Somali weaving and make your very own Alool’ wall hanging!
Join Muhubo in this colourful workshop, sharing her passion for her Somalian craftwork! Learn about Somali arts and craft and how it is used in everyday life.
We will be serving some delicious East African nibbles including :
Shiro injera roles (chickpeas prepared with the minced onions, garlic and a mix of spices, warped in injera)
Sambusa (infused with niter kibbeh, a spiced clarified butter that is widely used in Ethiopian cooking.
Kitcha firrier (shredded injera, spiced clarified butter, and the hot spice berbere)
hambasha (sweet bread)”
Meet Eftu, our retail trainee. After a shaky beginning, Eftu has managed to overcome many obstacles and is now our top sales person. Eftu is brave, bright and always ready to have a laugh in spite of everything. We are so proud of her. At the end of March Eftu will be looking for work, so If you know any jobs going, we have just the person. Oh and did I mention she's also an amazing model!
If you havn't yet met Eftu, come on in and say hello - She's pretty chatty.