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Dazed Magazine Supports Creative Education with New ‘Dazed + Labs’ Initiative

BACK TO SCHOOL: Independent media platform Dazed & Confused is taking action to support creative education in the U.K. with its latest project, Dazed + Labs.
The initiative is created in partnership with Red Hook Labs, a U.S. public benefit corporation composed of a photography studio and school in Brooklyn that aims to create dynamic, free-to-access spaces where students can get together to share ideas, create work and get mentoring.
“Cuts in U.K. education have led to many schools losing their creative courses, including any photography provisions,” said Dazed Media cofounder Jefferson Hack, pointing to the timely nature of the new project. “The U.K.’s creative industries rely on new talent and new generations to keep it competitive and innovative. Dazed and Red Hook were built on incubating talent and participating in community projects, but we felt that now the time was right to put a more formal structure around [the initiative], so that it has the potential to scale.”
The launch of Dazed + Labs comes right after the Burberry Foundation announced plans to back an educational initiative for schools in Yorkshire, England, to measure the impact that an arts and creative education can have on young students’ lives.
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