Meet the artists exploring 'Home' and 'Self-Identity' with women in Kent

Announcing the Artists for our 2018 Commissions

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Research: Changing the World through Arts and Kindness

Read our latest report which showcases key research findings from ten years of People United’s projects to show that the arts can and do lead to kindness intentions and behaviour.

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We’re interested in Arts, Kindness & Social Change

People United is an innovative charity that explores how the arts and creativity can grow kindness, empathy and a sense of common humanity. We work with artists, academics and activists to explore the potential of the arts in making a difference in the world.

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Inspirational Away Days

Reflective and supportive Away Days made bespoke for you against the wonderful backdrop of Canterbury.

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We do imaginative projects in all kinds of places: from schools and beach huts to towns and offices.

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We ask artists to illuminate themes around arts and kindness through the creation of extraordinary new work.

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We are a creative laboratory steeped in research testing our own and others' thinking around the arts and pro social behaviour.

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Fun drop-in textile workshops exploring ‘home’ (14-16 July, Ashford)

  Artist Anna Ray will be delivering free art workshops in Ashford town centre...

Kindness in Canada | Shazza Ali

Random acts of kindness aren’t so random in Canada… I’ve been on my overseas...

Discovering ‘Home’ with Syrian mothers | Anna Ray

In my research for the ‘Home’ commission I have considered the wealth of making...

About our commissions

Overview of our Artist Commissions programme


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