Weaving workshop with Chaco Kato
Thank you to all those who attended these workshops, it was an incredible turn-out and a success! Outcomes from these workshops were viewable in our exhibition at the Wangaratta Art Gallery during February 2018, curated by Residency Projects directors Kate Hill and Eugene Howard.
Weaving with Chaco Kato
Participants will be taught weaving techniques as a method for working into small hand built looms, as well as large architectural looms, built on site as part of Chaco Kato's residency installation in Boorhaman.
DATE: Friday 6th October TIME: 2 - 4:30pm
VENUE: Boorhaman Primary School, Boorhaman
LOCATION: 1548 Boorhaman Road, Boorhaman (3678)
ACCESS: The school grounds are accessible by wheelchair (the ground is that of a slightly rough rural sporting oval) the workshop is held outside and there are all-gender toilets available in proximity to the installations.
PARTICIPANTS: Adults (textile artists group) and children aged 8 and over. Children will be supervised by residency staff at all times and can be left for the duration of the workshop (2.5 hours) (Maximum 10 participants).
REGISTRATIONS: email firstname.lastname@example.org and please specify the name of participant(s), age and whether a parent or guardian will be attending in the case of children.
NB Please also include any specific requirements relating to access or allergies etc., we will endeavour to accommodate all requirements.
*Please brings snacks and water bottle.
About the artist: Chaco Kato is an artist based in Melbourne. She makes site-responsive works using sculpture, installation and drawings and has exhibited extensively across Australia and internationally.
For more information visit: www.chacokato.com This project has been assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body, the Victorian Government through Creative Victoria and by the Besen Family Foundation through Creative Partnerships Australia’s Cultural Fund.