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Wearable Art: Online Visual Art Workshop 10 - 31 Jul 2021

Create wearable art from everyday STUFF you can find around the house in this exciting visual art workshop with Rhona Byrne.

Come and discover an array of different artists who make art that you can hold and wear! Be inspired by their work and get busy creating your own art that you can wear with artist Rhona Byrne.

So much beauty and possibility await in the ordinary stuff in our homes, from the stuff we throw away, to the stuff we overlook. In this workshop, we will conduct a series of experiments with different objects, materials and stuff, designing our own experimental wearable artworks together.

Requirements for Participation

For safety reasons, a parent or grown-up should be present in the room throughout the session, and if necessary be available to assist their child, so you're very welcome to take part in the workshop alongside your child.

  • Computer/Tablet/Phone with internet access for Zoom – placed on a table at children’s eye level
  • A table to sit at

Materials required:

  • Two old T-shirts that you are happy to cut up and tear
  • Any old scraps of material, e.g. old socks, wool, J Cloths
  • Two hats
  • Two black bin bags
  • A glove
  • A piece of string ( 2m long )
  • A needle and thread
  • A small stuffed toy
  • Sellotape
  • Scissors

Online platform: The workshop will be delivered using the Zoom video call software.This will be a private Zoom session which will only be accessed by those booked into the workshop, the artist and The Ark's staff. The session will be recorded for the safety and security of all participants, however this recording will not be shared publicly and will be deleted within 30 days.