Contemporary Art Workshops

Event

12 December 2017, 2:00 PM — 13 December 2017, 9:00 PM

Do you have an interest in the contemporary arts and want to know more? The School of Art, Architecture and Design is offering a series of free workshops on campus to allow those with an interest in pursuing studies or a career in the arts a chance to see what it’s all about.

Facilitated by our acclaimed academics and teaching staff, you will have a chance to get your hands dirty and immerse yourself in the arts for a few hours, while exploring the custom facilities UniSA has on offer.

Find out more about our Bachelor of Contemporary Art

'Photograms'

For those interested in photography

PhotogramLearn the technique of one of the very first photographic processes, the Photogram. Working in the darkroom with objects that you bring along, you will make prints from the shadows they cast on photographic paper.

Date: Wednesday 13 December
Time: 2pm-5pm
Capacity: 20 people

Please bring along four to five objects. The objects can be solid, opaque or glass shapes, paper cut outs and personal items that will fit on an A4 piece of paper. This process does not damage the objects in any way.

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'Contemporary Jewellery - Working with found and alternative materials'

For those interested in jewellery

JewelleryJoin Adelaide jewellery artist, Lauren Simeoni, who will lead a skills based workshop that will have you thinking outside the square about jewellery design. Using shared materials, you will be guided through a range of conceptual making processes.

Date: Tuesday 12 December
Duration: 6pm-9pm
Capacity: 25 people

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'Life Drawing'

For those interested in drawing

DrawingPut charcoal to paper in the life drawing workshop as you observe and draw the human figure using a range of techniques.

Date: Tuesday 12 December
Duration: 2pm-5pm
Capacity: 20 people

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'Kitchen Lithography, Monotype and Monoprint'

For those interested in printmaking

PrintmakingExplore the versatile printmaking techniques of Kitchen Lithography, Monotype and Monoprint, while using both traditional and contemporary approaches. In this workshop, you will experiment with different kinds of ink and textures as you experience the process of art making ‘first hand’. After initial experimentation, you will be able to choose one of the methods to produce your first artistic print.

Date: Tuesday 12 December
Duration: 2pm-5pm
Capacity: 20 people

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'Flower Beating for Textiles'

For those interested in textiles

TextilesTry the fun process of flower beating! In this workshop you will learn how to beat flowers to extract colour on to cloth. You will experiment with making patterns and prints using a range of different flowers and wooden mallets to beat the dye pigment. This is an experimental process that will allow you to explore the tactility of textiles in a fun and interesting way, and can take home your own unique flower beaten cloth.

Date: Wednesday 13 December
Duration: 6pm-9pm
Capacity: 20 people

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Spaces are limited, so please ensure you book in early to secure your spot.