POP IN WORKSHOP – ACKNOWLEDGING PLACE Pop in to Acknowledging Place workshop, daily from Wednesday 14th September to Sunday 18th September from 2-4pm. What have we learnt about Aboriginal Culture?WEDNESDAY 14th HOSTED BY JUSTINE DILLON (KOMBUMERRI & QUANDAMOOKA) Ocean Amulets THURSDAY 15TH & SUNDAY 18TH HOSTED BY SOPHIE AND DEBBIE TAYLOR (GAMILARRAY) String making and
BUSH DYES & NATIVE FOODS A collaboration between Norton Fredricks (Retritus) and chef Chris Jordan (3 Little Birds Brisbane), this multifaceted masterclass will have participants explore the fundamentals of natural dyeing techniques as well as be educated on native foods, celebrating the unique culture and natural resources Australia has to offer. Each workshop participant will
POP-IN SCULPTURE WHEELS | PLAY WITH CLAY | WITH MONTE LUPO Pop into the Sculpture Studios and have a play on the pottery wheel with Monte Lupo. When | Saturday 10th, Sunday 11th, Saturday 17th, Sunday 18th September Time | 9.00am – 3.00pm (walk-in 30min session) Where | Pop-up Sculpture Studio 2, Wallace Nicoll Park, Currumbin Beach Cost |
MAKE YOUR OWN BEE SEED BOMBS WITH MONTE LUPO Bees need flowers and humans need bees and flowers to make their eyes happy.  Seed bombing is a technique to introduce flowers by dropping and throwing seed balls making the environment greener and  helping increase the food for the bees. When | Sat 10, Sun 11, Sat
THE NUTS & BOLTS OF BEES – WORKSHOP BY FINN COSSAR In this workshop the kids will get an intro to the importance and mechanics of bees, and a correlation to the way humans make things work, mechanically. The workshop will aim to get kids creatively thinking about bees, whilst making something to take home.
LET’S ORGANISE YOUR LEISURE (LOYL) WITH KATHY MACKEY Celebrate SWELL 2022 at Currumbin Creek with local artist Kathy Mackey for “Let’s Organise Your Leisure”. Join the LOYL team for a guided walk along the creek to retrieve sculptural materials – pool noodles, yoga mats and other “materials of leisure” – before diving into a creek-side
WEAVING TOGETHER MASTERCLASS WITH DESERT RAIN MAGPIE, SKYE SHANNON MALCOLM, TRISH NEWTON, ERICA EURELL & CLAIRE FREEMAN This masterclass will teach you weaving techniques using raffia to create your own basket to take home. Weaving strands together to create something unique is reflective of our own life’s journey – weaving brings together creativity, culture, healing
SIP & SCULPT WITH JO NORTON Sip on a glass of wine whilst being guided through the process of sculpting your own sculpture by local ceramicist Jo Norton. During the masterclass, you will learn Kurinuki, a traditional Japanese form of hand-building. The word means ‘carving out’ and it involves shaping a solid block of clay,
2 DAY MASTERCLASS WITH MONTE LUPO AT HELENSVALE LIBRARY AND CULTURAL PRECINCT Build your own ceramic seated figurine with Monte Lupo. Day one: Participants will be guided through the process of forming your own seated figurine and giving your masterpiece some personality through sculptural techniques.Day two: Participants will be guided through the process of decorating
THE LAZY DAISY – BEGINNERS CROCHET Learn how to make the humble and springtime essential – The Lazy Daisy. A beginners crochet flower that uses two fundamental stitches used in crochet. This workshop will introduce you to crochet in a really fun and light-hearted way. Lazy daisies can be used to create wearable art ,