Mary Anwat South Sudanese basket weaving workshop

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Mary Anwat Basket weaving workshop

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Date:
Monday 16 September 2019 12:00 pm until Monday 16 September 2019 03:00 pm (Add to calendar)
Contact:
La Trobe Art Institute
5444 7272; lai@latrobe.edu.au
Presented by:
Mary Anwat
Type of Event:
Public
Cost:
no charge

Recommended for Ages12+ (Children must be accompanied by a supervising adult)

About this event:
Mary Anwat is a weaver and community cultural leader for the Dinka community from South Sudan. She has previously been the President of South Sudanese Women's Support in Melton Inc. For several years, Mary has passionately passed on culture and tradition to the newer generations. Her dedication to basket weaving and participating in the community has helped bring the community together. Mary’s goal is to teach and share her skills and stories to the wider community.

This workshop is presented by Multicultural Arts Victoria, Emerge Cultural Hub, Bendigo for the Interwoven project.

About Interwoven:
Presented by La Trobe Art Institute in partnership with Multicultural Arts Victoria, Bendigo Emerge Cultural Hub, Interwoven is a cross-cultural & trans-generational weaving collaboration. Part workspace, part exhibition, Interwoven will bring people from diverse backgrounds together through the process of weaving.


Check out other Interwoven events: https://www.latrobe.edu.au/art-institute/programs-and-events

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