MCA's Digital School Holiday Program: Better Together with Pip and Merindah!
- Mon Apr 20 - Fri Apr 24 2020
Five days of free activities that investigate themes in the 22nd Biennale of Sydney: NIRIN exhibition, taking inspiration from artists Noŋgirriŋa Marawili, Mayunkiki, Tony Albert, and Pedro Wonaeamirri with Patrick Freddy Puruntatameri. Each day at 10am, a new art-making activity will be published on the MCA website with step-by-step instructions, starting with children making their own special pouch to hold Ngawal-Guyungan (‘powerful ideas’: the power of objects).
Day 1: Monday 20 April - Gurray (‘transformation’):
Transforming everyday materials into a pouch (that you will fill up with 'powerful objects' throughout the week.
Inspired by artists: Tony Albert in collaboration with Seed Indigenous Youth Climate Network (Australia), Huma Bhabha and Misheck Masamvu
Day 2: Tuesday 21 April - Bila (‘river’: environment):
Create a drawing that connects you to a special place
Inspired by artists: Noŋgirriŋa Marawili, Aziz Hazara, Eric Bridgeman and Haus Yurival
Day 3: Wednesday 22 April - Bagaray-Bang (‘healing’):
Create a small sculpture with an important memory
Inspired by artists: Pedro Wonaeamirri with Patrick Freddy Puruntatameri
Day 4: Thursday 23 April - Muriguwal Giiland (‘different stories’):
Interview a friend about an important experience/memory and create a portrait line drawing them.
Inspired by artists: Mayunkiki and Kulimoe’anga Stone Maka
Day 5: Friday 24 April - Dhaagun (‘earth’: sovereignty and working together):
Take a self-portrait photograph of you strong and proud (create your outfit from scratch).
Inspired by artists: Zanele Muholi and Joël Andrianomearisoa
When: Monday 20 – Friday 24 April, 9am
Ages: 4–12 years of age
For more information, visit the website.
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