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The second round of exciting arts and creative classes will be run by arts charity Wise Thoughts as a part of its Creative Cultural Hub – CCH initiative in Wood Green Central Library in Haringey. The workshops and classes are led by experienced and enthusiastic workshop facilitators.

Accomplished performer Subodh Rathod  will run ‘introduction to South Asian dance form of Kathak, entitled ‘Ang’ –  using rhythm as a base to choreograph a gamut of movements and narratives.  These classes will take place from Monday 20 January 2014 to Thursday 6 February 2014.

Professional artist Jason C Woodson will present  ‘Identity’ – visual art workshops using the ‘Exquisite corpse’ (digital collage) as a guiding concept. Participants will create their own personal exquisite corpse using elements that they choose to represent themselves into a cohesive piece.  The classes will run from Friday 24 January 2014 to Sunday 16 February 2014.

Established artist  Matthew W Stradling will run workshops entitled ‘Room to Grow’ in which he will explore ideas of identity and gender through some playful and exciting creative exercises.  He will facilitate the sessions from Tuesday 21 January to Wednesday 5 February.

The above artists will run artists lab sessions specifically targeted at local artists in order to form a creative network and develop showcase activities in North London.

Niranjan Kamatkar, artistic director of Wise Thoughts said, “This is a fantastic opportunity for diverse members of the public in North London, artists and Haringey residents to gain skills and be part of sharing or showcase in February 2014, LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender) History Month.”

The workshops are suitable for people aged 12 and above.

For further information, including how to book, visit: http://wisethoughts.org/events/?p=223

Wise Thoughts recently organised and delivered London LGBTQI cross-art festival, GFEST 2013 in November.

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