Art Against Knives: giving a voice to forgotten youth

The radical organisation sells work by Wolfgang Tillmans, sets up nail bars in Barnet and brings soundsystems to Dalston


bbc radio 4

Can a nail bar reduce girls' involvement in crime?

Sima Kotecha looks at how a nail bar is aiming to stop girls becoming involved in crime.


i-D Magazine 

This art school project is using fashion to fight knife crime

DESIGN+MAKE opens doors for young adults from communities affected by violent crime, helping them to build positive futures.


The guardian

‘One minute we’re talking glitter, the next reproductive rights’: the rise of nail bar activism

Nail bars may not generally be considered a hub of political activism but...a wave of socially conscious beauty is spreading.


London youth

Member Spotlight: Art Against Knives

In our second Member Spotlight we speak to Hannah Bowman, programme manager at Art Against Knives...Hannah’s journey into youth work and the innovative programmes her organisation runs are a perfect example of this and tell the story of this year’s theme which is ‘Youth Services: youth work for today and tomorrow’.


Third Sector

Art Against Knives and the British Red Cross

The knife crime prevention charity and the international aid organisation have created a video that shows young people how to provide life-saving first aid to someone with a knife wound.