DESIGN WALLAH WORKSHOPS

KITE DESIGN WORKSHOPS

Join Shake the Dust in collaboration with designer Kangan Arora for a vibrant series of Kite-making workshops as part of Alchemy. Inspired by the colourful kite-flying traditions of Pakistan and India, workshops for both adults and children will focus on the design aspect of paper kite making, encouraging colourful and intricate displays. Shake the Dust will also have ready-made kites for kids to customise with their own cut-out designs throughout the festival.

Participants will learn how to build & design their own South Asian paper kite from scratch. Traditional kites are made using layered thin paper and wooden doweling. This workshop will empasise the design aspect of kite-making, encouraging colourful and intricate displays.

Materials will be provided.
Duration = 1 hour
Price: £7
Maximum 10 people per workshop

DATES:
6 workshop slots are available during Alchemy:

Saturday 24th May 11:00 – 12:00 / 12:30 – 13:30 / 14:00 – 15:00
Sunday 25th May 11:00 – 12:00 / 12:30 – 13:30 / 14:00 – 15:00

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TRUCKWORKS SCREEN-PRINTING WORKSHOP WITH KANGAN ARORA

Join textile designer Kangan Arora for an exclusive screen-printing workshop where you will design and hand screen-print your own tote bag.

Kangan Arora is a contemporary textile designer from North India, she creates beautiful Indian street culture-inspired products for the home. From the hustle and bustle of street markets to Bollywood posters, Kangan’s products are as bright, colourful and busy as the Indian streets she draws inspiration from.

Kangan will also be exhibiting her photographic print collection ‘Truckworks’ at Alchemy’s new design showcase ‘Design Wallah’ in the Festival Village; A vibrant display of images paying homage to the psychedelic painted trucks of India.

In this workshop, Kangan will introduce decorative Type from the vibrant trucks and autorickshaws of the Indian subcontinent and participants will then create their own bold and graphic patterns to screen-print onto a tote bag.

Materials will be provided.
Maximum per workshop: 8
Duration: 1.5 hours
Price: £20 (includes workshop and tote bag)

DATES:
4 workshop slots are available during Alchemy:

Saturday 17th May 11:00 – 12:30 / 13:00 – 14:30
Sunday 18th May 11:00 – 12:30 / 13:00 – 14:30

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