Weaving Together with Claire Felicia Agale & Desert-Rain Magpie
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 and community, this art form is a mirror of diversity and unity, perfection within imperfection, beauty drawn from within.
Short session classes designed for all ages to learn basic coil weaving to produce a small basket.
When | Sunday 10, Friday 15 and Sunday 17 September
Time | 10.30am – 3pm (4 x 45 minute sessions)
10.30am, 11.45pm, 1.00pm, 2.15pm
Where | Yulagi Place Pavilion, Pacific Parade, Currumbin
Cost | $22 + booking fee
More about the artists
Claire Felicia Agale is a Meriam woman descended from the Torres Strait Islands. Primarily working in natural fibre weaving, raffia weaving & jewellery, Claire is recognised for her contemporary weaving & body informed, organic sculpture. Her work is heavily influenced by her family , the environment & First Nations culture.
Desert-Rain Magpie is a Noongar woman from South-West Western Australia. As a First Nations Artist practicing in textiles and visual arts, Desert-Rain has a passion for working with parents and children to strengthen cultural identity & connection.
More about the SWELL Acknowledging Place Pavilion, Pacific Parade, Currumbin (opposite The Salt Mill).
The Acknowledging Place Pavilion will be a dedicated space to be calm and connect with the land on which SWELL takes place. With curated First Nations artistic programming such as live music, performance and masterclasses. Please note the Acknowledging Place Pavilion is a large tent, so if it’s chilly make sure you rug up.
IMAGE: Courtesy of the artists