Vote for your favourite egg and help a school win R 10 000 Hop into Easter and make your speckled mark
By Underground Press
Published Tuesday, 28 March 2023 08:53
Johannesburg, 28 March 2023: Bedford Centre is eggs-cited to announce that its halls will be filled with chocolate, cheer and charming installations this Easter. Additional to the speckled dot installation that is currently on view, the centre will be hosting an Easter Eggs-hibition featuring giant Easter eggs, beautifully decorated by twelve schools from across Johannesburg, from 27 March to 14 April 2023.
In preparation, each school was provided with an enormous one-metre-high egg to decorate. The brief was simply to be creative and enjoy crafting an exquisite design that is eye-catching and expressive. The result is a collection of striking creations, that represent the diverse voices of the youth and their incredible artistic talent. Shoppers are invited to support the participating schools by voting for their favourite egg. By doing so, one school will in a R10 000 shopping voucher. To vote, simply scan the QR code on display next to the egg and follow the prompts.
Additionally, a speckled-dot art installation has been set up in front of the escalators on the lower level. Inspired by Japanese avant-garde artist Yayoi Kusama, shoppers of all ages can are welcome to enjoy this vibrant experience by changing a white space into a flamboyant one using colourful dot stickers. Shoppers will be given a sheet of stickers in various sizes, to apply anywhere they would like, to help transform the white installation into a riot of colours.
There is no cost to view the Eggs-hibition or to participate in the speckled dot installation.
“The speckled dot installation and the collection of decorated eggs are both elegant and eclectic and complement the spirit of the season so well” said Linda Linnow, General Manager of Bedford Centre. “We encourage all shoppers to vote to acknowledge the hard work put in by the schools and to celebrate the wonderful creativity on display. It truly is in a class of its own” she added.