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Last Updated: Saturday, 11 December, 2004, 09:33 GMT
Students' brush with art market
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Students from Goldsmiths designed the pieces for charity
Artworks by the Damien Hirsts and the Tracey Emins of tomorrow went on sale at Greenwich Market in south-east London on Saturday.

All the money raised from prints and canvases, created by around 30 students from Goldsmiths College, will go to a charity for elderly people.

The project was the idea of 22-year-old Melissa Knight who hopes to raise 300.

Ms Knight, a politics student, said she wanted elderly people to know that young people do care.

She said: "I came up with the idea because the people at Goldsmiths are so creative and Greenwich is quite an artistic place.

"Elderly people really do suffer in the winter and I just wanted them to know that young people do care about the issue."

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