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Term 1 2021 | Say Swear workshop

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The Leo Kelly Blacktown Arts Centre

78 Flushcombe Rd

Blacktown, NSW 2148

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Artist facilitators Leila El Rayes and Justine Youssef lead you through a hands-on art-making workshop for the LGBTQIA+ community & allies.

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Artist facilitators Leila El Rayes and Justine Youssef lead you through a hands-on art-making workshop for the LGBTQIA+ community and allies. Drawing on your own stories as Leila and Justine lead participants through exercises to create personalised symbols and hand-make your own protective armour to reconfigure the world outside. All you need to bring is your creativity and personality.

Artist Justine Youssef’s work is rooted in exposing the social, political and cultural structures that make up the world, while Leila El Rayes explores the melding of identities and contexts using sculpture, costume making, performance and video.

Cost: Pay what you can ($10 suggested)

Facilitators: Leila El Rayes and Justine Youssef

Age: All ages

Dates and times:

Saturday 13 February and Saturday 20 February

10.30 am to 1.00 pm

Please note:

  • all materials are provided except for art smocks and aprons, so please consider bringing your own or wearing clothes that can get dirty if you’re a messy painter or art maker!
  • workshop numbers are limited to be COVID safe. All work stations will be separated to allow for social distancing, and hand sanitiser will be available.
  • no food or drink is currently available for purchase at The Leo Kelly Blacktown Arts Centre. Feel free to bring your coffee or a snack while you are visiting The Leo Kelly Blacktown Arts Centre.
  • our nearest café is the Young Lions coffee cart, located 200m directly across the road from the Arts Centre on Flushcombe Rd with opening hours 7.15 am – 4.00 pm, Monday - Friday.

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78 Flushcombe Rd

Blacktown, NSW 2148

Australia

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