It is the aim of Wave Arts to encourage the young members of the community to create forms of art within the public domain using designated sites with permission without the
need to vandalise public places or property.
This will also teach participants to respect, improve and reduce anti social behaviour in their
neighbourhood and break down barriers between all generations. This would be an
opportunity for young people to build self confidence and give the youth of today
responsibility to be leaders of their own project, having self worth and contributing to their
community. It presents opportunity to have pride and love where you live, feel listened to
because you are believed in.
The project is a way to channel young peoples’ creativity to express themselves freely in a
positive way because ‘without a place to legally paint, the illegal culture of the art form just
There has been an increase of illegal graffiti within Bexhill. This project would be an
alternative to vandalism to enhance areas through the production of quality murals,
engaging the community of all ages. This is our first trial.
The participants will:
Plan and design a wall mural to an agreed brief.
Together learn new skills from each other and work as a team to create a mural within a
certain time scale.