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FYI – Private View Iranian Lettering Workshop with CAVE
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Day(s) - 21/11/2019
17 h 00 min - 19 h 00 min

GreatArt London


To compliment the FYI exhibition, CAVE will be hosting a lettering workshop based on traditional Iranian letters of Farsi using Posca Markers.

Cave will explain the processes of creating Farsi lettering for beginners, as well providing an opportunity for participants to create their own Iranian graffiti lettering using this Middle Eastern calligraphy technique.

This workshop will also take place during a special viewing of the FYI exhibition with complimentary soft drinks available for visitors, provided by Ugly Drinks

Cave Lettering Workshop

Iranian artist Cave begun his career in 2006, experimenting with letter styling in Farsi; the official language of Iran. He has always been inspired by the world of Iranian and Middle Eastern art specially calligraphy, which lead him to study about the different scripts and attend classes by masters of calligraphy in Iran to further develop his own style.

This workshop is organised on a first come, first served, drop in basis. RSVP to let us know you’re coming on Eventbrite or through our Facebook page.

FYI: Illuminating Awareness of Homelessness

Featuring new works from Adam Carter. Alex Cullen, Cave, Cute, Dreg, Elfin, Harvey, Lana hughes, Mr Bakeroner, Nacho Welles, Real Lours, and 616.

FYI is an art exhibition organised by Trapped in Zone One to benefit the young people at YMCA North London’s Hostel for homelessness. The exhibition features new work from 12 artists that is inspired by the issues faced by homeless people or those at risk of homelessness. All exhibited works are for sale.

The work can be viewed in the GreatArt front of house and windows from 17th to 24th November 2019. There will also be workshops hosted on the 21st and 23rd November to compliment the exhibition and theme.

Also offering their creative support to the project are Cut Glass Studio and Haringey-based artist Lana Hughes who will host a workshop for hostel residents at her studio in Tottenham. This workshop will form a collective piece that will be included in the exhibition.

FYI Exhibition

About Trapped in Zone One

TIZO is an art collective based in Shoreditch, headed by Bablu Miah and creative director Natalia Suvorova. For more information about their current projects and events, please visit

About YMCA North London

Founded in 1903 as Hornsey YMCA and operating the largest facility for young people at risk of homelessness in Haringey, the largest in North London. Over 300 different young people a year are accommodated by YMCA North London and given access to a range of different support facilities.

YMCA North London offers a dedicated women’s area within the hostel. They work with a number of training organisations and skills agencies to provide routes to training and employment for young people. They also support almost 100 ex-offenders annually and are working to strengthen links with local prisons to support transition to independent living for ex-offenders.

For further information about YMCA North London and YMCA in England and Wales, please visit

FYI Exhibition

Louise from GreatArt

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