4Elementz CIC is a unique community project using hip-hop culture to engage hard to reach young people and uplift communities using street art.
Aiming to reduce the risk of offending and social exclusion though a number of social action projects, including; our early intervention workshops with teens at risk of school exclusion to our hip-hop education courses delivered in prisons, improving literacy and English writing skills.
Aiming to turn Camborne & Redruth in Cornwall into a street art mecca though building a vibrant arts scene substantial enough to change the towns negative reputation as a declining post industrial town.
Hip-hop is a powerful tool which can drive social change and redirects many lives.
Watch this space to find out where are murals are popping up all over town. This Arts Council funded project is making a big impact in our town. Mural below by artist Sumo.
This unique workbook offers both students and rap fans of any age a basic level introduction to literature studies. It does this by analysing Rap lyrics and bodies of art work from its different genres from classic American Hip-hop to UK Grime music.
We are offering the first 100 copies free for prisons and education providers working with disadvantaged young people. Get in touch to apply for your copies.
We are still working in the office during lockdown and you can still contact us and make referrals. We have however suspended all work experience, workshops and the launch of our new youth club. Meanwhile, watch this space as we are working on a range of online training and work experience courses you can do at home for free to build your CV. Have a listen to this BBC Radio Cornwall interview where we talk about our Children in need project and how it has been impacted by COVID.
Join our creative community of artists who are following their passions and developing a career in arts and community projects. Our mentoring programme offers business support, media marketing and training.
Join our media and music work experience placements for young people. If you are looking for work experience, media skills and training then check out our work experience programme. We even have a online work from home placement.
We have a unique Literature studies hip-hop education course available. The course has a workbook you fill in and an assessment process which is awarded with a Digital Accreditation. Perfect for your hobbies and CV.