True Love between Cultures

Drawings of Your Covid-19 Heros Gallery

Languages of Bedford! Bedford community’s languages and culture were central to Covid 19 Art and Language project launched back in July by intercultural author and illustrator Desiree Bashi in collaboration with the Higgins Museum. The artwork will  be considered for shortlisting as part of The Higgins Bedford contemporary Covid19 History archive, as a record of …

Dance & Storytelling Workshops

Full House A vibrant, interactive performance/workshop using classical Indian dance art form commissioned by the Full House https://fullhouse.org.uk/ This classical Indian Dance workshop is based around elegant and traditional techniques from South Asian culture. Creating a classical Indian Dance storytelling performance involves using your hands and eyes and children were given the opportunity to engage …

Dancing with Your Eyes

An engaging picture book about eye movement in classical Indian dance Odissi and the beauty of taking the luxury of some concentrated time. This book will also introduce mindfulness games and art and craft activities to create your own south Asian fashion design jewellery. Written & Illustrated by Desiree Bashi Typography and illustration arrangements by …

The Vastness of Diversity

Wandsworth Town Library 29 June 2019 On Saturday, The Wandsworth Town Library https://www.wandsworth.gov.uk/libraries/ hosted an intercultural reading event, where the public joined in with dance and music with author and illustrator Desiree Bashi. In our digitalised world, we all live in the present moment and we sometimes forget the value of physical objects that once …