Chigiri-E

Megabyte and Gigabyte Level

with Mutsuko Bonnardeaux

ALL DAY Monday 13 July

Cost $84 ($74 plus materials fee of $10)

In this workshop you will how to make traditional Chigiri-E japanese paper art. With Mutsuko you will learn about Japanese paper (Washi), how it is made, how it feels, and how to tear, roll and paste the paper as you make a simple piece of flower art using this collage technique.

You will need to bring your pencil case and an old shirt to protect your clothing.

Mutsuko has taught Japanese language and culture in a number of centres while living around  Australia including a Rudolf Steiner school in Bowral, NSW. She was sent as Cultural Ambassador to Broome to teach Japanese in various schools there by the Hyogo Cultural Centre. She has also taken a group of young children to Japan for a cultural exchange

Mutsuko is also a renowned artist. Blending techniques borrowed from Japanese chigiri-E (torn paper) and collage with her experience with glass mosaic, oil painting, batik and ceramics, her art depicts Western Australian wildflowers and landscapes and is in collections both locally and overseas. She has exhibited in Tokyo, Paris, Brussels, Siena (Italy) and San Francisco in addition to regular exhibitions in Perth, Canberra and Sydney.
 

Thinking Ahead Extension Workshops ABN 50 017 429 348
PO Box 171 Como Western Australia 6952