Explore the poetic and cathartic power of extraction alongside Winston-Salem based artist, Elizabeth Alexander, and Riff Ideas. During the free virtual workshop, we will lead a series of experiments to break down found text and images through a process of decollage and reframe material in collage.
Materials you’ll need for this workshop:
– Found text and images, receipts, magazines, photographs, etc
– Sharpie or bold marker (paint could work too, requires brushes etc)
– Glue stick (or school glue, double stick tape, rubber cement)
– Scotch tape
– Paper, any kind of plain paper, 3-5 sheets
– Some kind of pencil
– Optional: x-Acto knife or box cutter and cutting mat or cutting board
– Optional: Journal or notebook to jot down thoughts
– Optional: medium grit sandpaper
What else you should know:
– Registration is limited. You will be emailed instructions on how to attend the workshop upon registration.
– No need to be an artist or think that you have artistic ability. The workshop is for everyone interested in creativity.
– The workshop will be broadcast live via Zoom. Prior to the workshop, please download and install Zoom, it’s free to use.
– Participants will be muted upon entry, but you’ll be able to utilize the “chat” window to type your questions in real time.
– You are encouraged (but not required) to attend with your camera on.
– Please plan to “arrive” on time, the workshop will start promptly at 10 AM.
– Questions? Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org