We are very happy to congratulate Ideas:People:Places (I:P:P) artists Rabab Ghazoul and Owen Griffiths for their well deserved Creative Wales Awards.
The Creative Wales Awards, an Arts Council of Wales annual initiative that recognises the very best talent and potential of individual Welsh artists, were delivered yesterday in Cardiff, and it is with great pride that we see two of the artists that have been involved in one of our current projects – I:P:P – receiving such a significant recognition.
Rabab has been working with communities in Porth and Penygraig in the Rhondda Cynon Taff valleys as part of the I:P:P project It’s Art But It’s Not since last year. It’s Art But It’s Not results from a partnership between Artes Mundi, Valleys Kids and RCT Homes and is part of a new Arts Council of Wales funding programme – Ideas:People:Places. The programme aims to bring together local people and agencies to develop innovative initiatives that put the arts at the heart of those communities. We are very much looking forward to welcoming Owen Griffiths to join the second stage of this project together with other international artists.