Place Makers: Open Day

An afternoon of free demonstrations, workshops and talks with the artists from our current exhibition ‘Place Makers’.

POP UP ARTIST TALKS:
1pm –
 Lisa Waup will reflect on how her Gunditjmara and Torres Strait Islander heritage is expressed through basket weaving.
2pm – Yunuen Pérez will explore how the Mexican traditional stories of her childhood are illustrated through textiles.
3pm – Ema Shin will discuss how her anatomical and botanical tapestry forms explore cultural heritage, sexuality and femininity.

DROP IN WORKSHOPS:
1–4pm 
Somalian finger weaving with Muhubo Suleiman and Nudo (knotting) workshop with Paula do Prado.

DEMONSTRATIONS:
1.30–2pm Bush Animals demonstration with Gunditjmara weaver Bronwyn Razem.
2–4pm Tapestry weaving demonstration with Karen weaver Mu Naw Poe with talk by mentor Sara Lindsay at 2.30pm.

FREE TO ATTEND – BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL
Book tickets here

‘Place Makers’ will be open for viewing from 12–5pm. Programs will run from 1–4pm.

16 Nov

Australian Tapestry Workshop (ATW)

262-266 Park Street South Melbourne VIC 3205

www.austapestry.com.au