|Fluevog designed collapsable 4 harness table loom|
The Britta Fluevog Artist Residency is pleased to announce our first weaving workshop!
The Artist's DIY Radical Weaving Workshop
Jan. 29th- Feb. 4th, 2018
100 € for the workshop & free accommodation , 65 € for materials, 45 € for food
The workshop will be facilitated by Britta Fluevog, radical weaver, who believes that weaving is an act of resistance. In this workshop you will make your own table or tapestry loom and learn how to weave with it. We will build and learn together. We will decide the curriculum; work on a collaborative piece; each lead a conversation about art; and peer teach/learn.
Potential ideas for the workshop include: creating a weaving in the woods near by, yarn bombing in the historic centre, public weaving as a way of taking up space or making your loom from wood collected in the forest.
This workshop is pro-rated for artist and they are expected to share their own work, lead a "discussion" of some kind, work on a collaborative piece, help with food/cleaning. Partners & children* are welcome to join us, please specify if they will participate.
Available for use are existing table looms, a spinning wheel, a sewing machine & 100+ textile books.
Accommodation is in single or double occupancy rooms. There is wifi & a sauna.
* there is no child care & activities are not designed for children, though older children would be welcome to participate. If your child will play quietly or is minded by a partner they would be a good fit. My extremely tiny weaving assistant will be around to look cute & sleep.
e-mail: fluevog dot artist dot residency at gmail dot com to register.
25 € registration deposit for materials can be sent via EU money transfer or Canadian e-transfer
or it can be paid including transaction fees via square or paypal