Bridging the Gap: Indigenous Art and Contemporary Life

Warli mural

Session 1: Introduction to the Warli Art style and culture:
Thursday 28 January 2021, 6.15pm - 7.15pm

Session 2: Creating your artwork:
Thursday 4 February 2021, 6.15pm - 7.45pm

Session 3: Creating your artwork:
Thursday 18 February 2021, 6.15pm - 7.45pm

Session 4: Demonstration/conversation with international artist & exhibition:
Thursday 25 February 2021, 6.15pm - 7.45pm

Budding artists aged 12+ are invited to try their hand at applying ancient Indigenous techniques to modern art. Regarded as one of the oldest forms of art in the world, Warli art is indigenous to India and produced by the Warli tribe.

Through its rejection of contemporary culture, the Warli tribes' style of painting remains relatively unchanged with elements of nature and farming remaining focal points.

Learn the basic techniques of the art style and how they can be adapted to create fusion artworks full of personality. With a demonstration and Q+A from a well-known Warli artist.

Participants are encouraged to attend all sessions.

Materials required: Once you have booked your workshop, you will be able to pick up your workshop pack from the Monash Council Civic Centre prior to the workshop.

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