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Weave the Space: Māori Weaving Workshops

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Celebrate multicultural month with Māori weaving intensives

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August Creative Activation

During August, as part of Qld Multicultural Month, Creative Arts Alliance will host Maori weaving artist Makareta as part of our Creative Activations at the Caboolture Hub.

Makareta will be delivering weekly demonstrations and community workshops introducing foundations of Māori weaving techniques of whatu (weave), whiri (plait), whenu (twine), and mawhitiwhiti (knot).

Demonstrations and discussions (no booking required)

Weekly demonstrations: Introducing Māori traditional and contemporary hand and loom weaving and discussions on Māori perspectives on ritual, cultural practices (tikanga) these sessions will tell the story of history, culture, and ritual from a Māori perspective as a woman & weaver.

Dates and Times:

* Tues 6th 12.30pm - 2.30pm

* Thur 15th 10.30am - 12.30pm

* Tues 20th 12.30pm - 2.30pm

Location: The Alcove (Ground Level)

Māori Weaving Workshops (bookings required)

A hands-on introduction to concepts and techniques in the world of traditional and contemporary Maori weaving (utilising fibre, flax and other mediums). The classes will give you a basic knowledge and understanding of the different techniques used for participants to be able to create a variety of weaved flora, wall hangings and abstract hand pieces to compliment, adorn and contribute toward the Art installations in and around the Hub.

Small-Group Intensives (4 people) Due to tools and materials used these workshops are not appropriate for children under 13 years.

Dates and Times:

* Thurs Aug 8th 10am - 12 pm

* Tues Aug 13th 10am - 12 pm

* Thurs Aug 22nd 10am - 12 pm

* Tues Aug 27th 10am - 12 pm

Location: Studio 3 (Lower Ground)

Community Workshops (10 people)

These workshops will happen each Saturday. Booking capacity is 10 people. Due to tools and materials used these workshops are not appropriate for children under 13 years.

Dates and Times:

* Saturday 10th 10am - 1pm

* Saturday 17th 10am - 1pm

* Saturday 24th 10am - 1pm

Location: The Vault (Lower Ground)

Contact info:

www.facebook.com/creativeallianceqld

admin@creativealliance.org.au

This project is funded by Arts Queensland as part of the Regional Arts Services Network and is proudly supported by Moreton Bay Regional Council.

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