ART WITH CONVICTION
Pictora is an innovative 'not for profit' Social Enterprise, bringing the therapeutic value of offender art together with the practical creativity of entrepreneurship and business enterprise skills, in order to support offenders in prison, "Through the Gate", and back into society.
Our Mission Statement
Reducing reoffending by engagement in arts and entrepreneurship through social enterprise.
"Art is what we do when we are truly alive"
4th July @ The British Library, London
Attracting delegates from across the criminal justice sector and academia, the conference was packed with innovative ideas, that stimulated debate and networking.
Creativity and the Connected Economy is the new innovative project from Pictora.
Building social capital and employability through creativity and the connected economy to reduce re-offending.
The EU Erasmus+ project, co-ordinated by Pictora links the power of creativity to The Connected Economy to help offenders leaving prison or ex-offenders in the community to build new futures. www.create4life.net.
Pictoria is proud to have the work and outcomes of the Erasmus+ project Creativity, The Connected Economy and Offenders featured on the European Commissions EPALE blog: CLICK HERE TO ACCESS
EPALE is the European Commissions Electronic Platform for Adult Learning in Europe, for teachers, trainers, researchers, academics, policy makers and anyone else with a professional role in adult learning across Europe.
Covering the mulitiplier conferences in Latvia, Lithuania, Portugal and the UK.
Pictora is pleased to confirm guest speakers from the Royal College of Art : Helen Hamlyn Centre of Design, at the Create 4 Life London conference on the 4th July at the British Library.
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The Create 4 Life conference in Lisbon attacted a range of policy makers and professional working within the criminal justice sector and with marginalise community groups.
Prison Govenors and staff were fascinated by the Create 4 Life social media training module was presented at the Panevezy Conference.
The first newsletter of the Erasmus+ project Creativity, The Connected Economy and Offenders, is now avaliable.
Between the 1st and 7th December 2015, Pictora ran a Creativity, The Connected Economy and Offenders training programme for EU Erasmus+ Partners participating in the project.
Pictora has been successful in securing Erasmus+ funding for an innovative offender/ex-offender focused project.