Visual Arts Community Workshop

Creek Grasses - Participatory Public Art Project | 20 April

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Presenting artists Marijke Fotia and Bridey Lockhurst-Bligh

Creek Grasses is a piece of large scale embroidered public art in Albion. Local artist Marijke Fotia, with assistance from passionate embroiderer Bridey Lockhurst-Bligh and a group of community members will install a large scale embroidery of native grasses onto tennis court fencing in Albion, near Kororoit Creek.

The artists are seeking expressions of interest from community members who would like to participate in a series of three workshops to create the materials needed for the embroidery. Participation is free and you can participate in one or all of the workshops. There is a limit of 15 people per workshop.

Workshop 1: Natural Dyes
In this two day workshop we will dye the macrame cotton using plant based dyes to create a range of natural colours.

Saturday 6 April

Sunday 7 April

Workshop 2: Braiding
In workshop 2 we will begin braiding the cotton using different techniques to create a variety of textures. Participants can take cotton home to keep braiding.

Sunday 14 April

Workshop 3: Installation
In workshop 3 we will work as a team to stitch the cotton on to the tennis court fencing.

Saturday 20 April

Sunday 21 April 

Register online or email Marijke on

Date and time
Saturday 20 April 2024 at 12:00pm - 5:00pm
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Kororoit Creek Neighbourhood House, 61A Selwyn St, Sunshine
Entry cost

No charge, registrations required

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