WEAVING WORKSHOP

1.00PM Tue 10 Jul 2018
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During the school holidays, get hands-on and experience weaving with Quandamooka artist Sonja Carmichael.  In this free workshop, you’ll to get to meet with other teens and learn about traditional weaving techniques, creating your own pendant using recycled materials. This workshop is designed for teens aged 13 – 18 years, and all materials are provided.

ABOUT SONJA CARMICHAEL
Sonja Carmichael is a Quandamooka woman, who explores traditional and contemporary techniques of weaving in her art. Sonja draws inspiration from the many stories connected to Quandamooka traditional woven bags, reflecting her family’s cultural connections with the land and seas of Minjerribah.

This workshop is held in conjunction with NAIDOC Week 2018. The theme of NAIDOC Week 2018 is ‘Because of her, we can!’, which celebrates the invaluable contributions that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women have made – and continue to make - to our communities, our families, our rich history and to our nation.