Change is in your pocket

The Big Issue is a socially responsible non-profit organisation that enables willing unemployed and marginalised adults to take responsibility for their own lives through a developmental employment programme.

Vendor Art

On a wing and a prayer

ISSUE: #255

In this month’s art session, our Big Issue vendors were inspired by prayer flags. Here is a selection of their work.

Making melodies

ISSUE: #254

In this month’s art session, our Big Issue vendors were inspired by music. Here is a selection of their work.

Life is art

ISSUE: #253

In this month’s art session, our Big Issue vendors were inspired by other artists’ work. Here are a few of our favourite picks.

San cave diaries

ISSUE: #252

In this month’s art session, our Big Issue vendors were inspired by San cave paintings. Here are a few of our favourite picks.

Power of art

The Big Issue’s art and writing classes are offered by Elaine Millin, and form part of the organisation’s development programme for vendors.

The colour of music

ISSUE: #251

In this month’s art issue, our Big Issue vendors explore inspiration through music. Here are a few of our favourite picks.

POWER OF ART
The Big Issue’s art and writing classes are offered by Elaine Millin, and form part of the organisation’s development programme for vendors.

Inspired by the Ocean

ISSUE: #250

You can either see yourself as a wave in the ocean or you can see yourself as the ocean.” – Oprah Winfrey

Nobody sees a flower

ISSUE: #236

Nobody sees a flower – really – it is so small it takes time – we haven’t time – and to see takes time, like to have a friend takes time” – Georgia O’Keeffe