Mail Art and Creative Collage Workshop with Katya Muñoz

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Description

Workshop Theme: 'Women at War'

This workshop aims to generate a theoretical and practical approach to the artistic movement of postal art or "Mail Art" emerged in the 70's in NY. A brief review of his evolution and philosophy, as well as updated information to start as an artist email.

It also aims to develop a workshop in which the creativity of each participant will be unleashed by creating their postcards within the female imaginary with different combinations of techniques, such as drawing, painting and collage mainly. At the same time that with these works they can be part of ABOUT WOMEN-International Mail Art Project on Women that travels around the world.

Participants: Anyone can participate regardless of gender or age. No previous experience is required, only the urge to be creative!

Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request.

What's included in the price?

Methodology:
1. Projection of a short PowerPoint presentation to contextualize what Mail Art is and show some examples of pieces of postcards belonging to the ABOUT WOMEN collection.

2. An idea of the various possible thematic axes to work within the female imaginary will be given. The approach that each participant gives to their postcard will be of their own choosing.

3. Workshop: Practical exercise in which each participant will create their pieces with the guidance of the workshop, applying above all the techniques of creative collage and mix media.

4. All the material will be included, they will be mainly recycling, papers, cardboard, photographs, magazines, paintings, etc.

5. Participants will have the option to bring special materials they would like to work with, such as old photographs (original or photocopied), papers with special textures, small objects, poems, threads etc.

6. The size of the pieces will be 10 x 15cm. They can make the postcards they want.

7. They will also be given information and links of interest so that they can start as an email artist.

Each Participant will receive by email the article #ABOUT WOMEN _MI RELATION TO THE MAIL ART 2.0 Publication in the book: Postscript: Esperanza Recuerda. Mail Art Collection. The University of Granada. written by Katia Muñoz. [reduced version consists of 3 sheets]

Maker

Bethan Ash at Queen Street Gallery

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Venue

33 Queen Street
Neath
Neath Port Talbot
SA11 1DN

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Advanced/pro level
  • Hearing impaired
  • Intermediate level
  • Learning difficulties (SEN)
  • Limited mobility
  • Seniors
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teenagers
  • Wheelchair users

Duration

2¼ hours (11:00am to 1:30pm)


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