Kids create graffiti cube
Young people from Bewbush Youth Centre have left their mark on the regeneration of Dorsten Square by creating a graffiti art cube.
Working with local graffiti artist, Skribblez, 11 young people took part in two design workshops at the youth centre and created the graffiti art last weekend (December 11 and 12).
The cube, a small sub-station owned and maintained by EDF Energy and located by the bus stop, has been transformed into a bright and colourful display featuring original designs.
Councillor Lenny Walker, Cabinet member for Leisure and Culture, said: “This is a fantastic piece of work which the kids are very proud of; I know people’s taste in art differs widely but this shows our youngsters in a really positive light and at their creative best”
“It means the area has a piece of contemporary art which reflects them and gives them a real sense of ownership in their area.”
The work was part of the area’s regeneration and was coordinated by staff from Crawley Borough Councils’ Community Arts and Community Development Teams, with support from West Sussex County Council Youth Service.
Further designs will be created at the cube in early summer and autumn 2011.