We've got MORE than enough stuff between us and our big holiday takes place before the big day... So, if you're feeling generous and were thinking of giving a gift, please consider donating to our chosen charity, Creative Electric.
Creative Electric is a multi-award winning company that creates accessible socio-political performance and live art for people that may not traditionally attend main stream arts events.
These have included:
re:place: a continuous art project that provides a creative outlet and basic living essentials for people living on the streets of Edinburgh.
As part of re:place Creative Electric host community cafes where anyone experiencing social isolation and/or financial difficulties can come for a hot meal, new underwear, socks and toiletries and arts materials.
re:place community cafes provide a relaxed environment for people to chat, connect and create.
Shoplifter<>Shapeshifter: stylistically bold performance art that examines the impact of social media surveillance culture on an individuals body confidence.
The Happiness Project: exploring the need for non-sexual physical contact in our digital era by placing stories from queer, disabled and working class young people centre stage.
Sinking Horses: a performative space, in which to explore, create and discuss what mental health is to an individual. Sinking Horses was performed by a chorus of local women at Hidden Door Festival.
Treat: a durational performance work exploring the importance of self-care.
Hey, I’m Alive! an endurance performance that explored the isolation of life shortening conditions by placing performers inside giant zorbs.
To see more of Creative Electric's work check out www.creative-electric.org