Gifts of Exchange workshop with Nicole Barakat and Paula Do Prado, 5 November 2011      

Saturday 5 November 2011, from 3 to 5pm

Venue: The Cross Art Projects

Join contemporary artists Nicole Barakat and Paula do Prado for a hands-on workshop with fabric, paper, stitch and hand cutting. Inspired by works in the current exhibition Adiafa/Diyafa: The Gifts of Exchange and Arabic and Latin American cultural traditions, participants explore the techniques and strategies used by the artists in their collaborative exchange. Participants will take home their unique handmade gift and gain valuable insights into methods used by contemporary artist for collaborative projects.

Materials and tools will be provided. But you are encouraged to bring in the following: a basic sewing kit;  any gorgeous fabric scraps you are happy to donate for use in the workshop and an object such as a souvenir from your travels (to be used as a reference/inspiration in the workshop.)

The workshop is limited to a maximum of 10-15 participants.

Cost is  $15 (concession) or $20.

Bookings essential: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 9357 2058

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Gifts of Exchange workshop: speaker Paula Do Prado, 5 November 2011