CGP London // The Gallery
1-4 August // 8-10 August // 15-18 August // 10am-3pm each day
Come and enjoy a series of free drop-in workshops at The Gallery over three weeks during the summer holidays with a different theme each week and tailored to specific age groups. Be inspired by our Nestbox Trail in Southwark Park, construct a story through making beautiful objects and collages, and make petite paper dioramas of your special places.
Each series will be led by a different artist so come back every week for something new!
- WEEK 1: NESTBOXES & BIRDS IN THE PARK // LED BY FLORA DULEY
Wed 1 & Thurs 2 Aug: open to young children (Under Fives)
Fri 3 & Sat 4 Aug: open to older children (6-11 yrs)
- WEEK 2: TELLING STORIES THROUGH OBJECTS // LED BY ABIGAIL HUNT
Wed 8 & Thurs 9 Aug: open to young children (Under Fives)
Fri 10 Aug: open to older children (6-11 yrs)
- WEEK 3: PAPER DIORAMAS // LED BY ALEXA LOWE
Wed 15 & Thurs 16 Aug: open to young children (Under Fives)
Fri 17 & Sat 18 Aug: open to older children (6-11 yrs)
The workshops have a capacity of 12 children at any one time. Though the workshops are tailored to specific age groups, we will accommodate families with mixed ages and adapt the activities if required.
Bring a packed lunch for a sunny day in the park, and finish off at the newly refurbished playground opposite The Gallery. Please note children must be accompanied by an adult.
Flora Duley has a socially-engaged art practice. She is interested in Educational and Pedagogical structures creating installations for visitor participation that include video, performance, sculpture and Painting.
Abigail Hunt’s artistic practice centres around found objects and images and a procession of tasks: the investigative research of an image, the deconstruction of a line, the disablement of form and finally the reconstruction and reconfiguration of the object. These processes are similar to that of understanding a new language. Through translating one language of images and the later reformation and retelling through made objects Abigail creates her own structures, tones and descriptions.
Alexa Lowe is an artist interested in exploring the voice of the mark through a range of materials and methods. She is interested in how the process of making brings thoughts into being and works with different community groups to encourage and further their creative outputs. She holds a BA in Visual Arts from the University of California, Los Angeles.
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