Event Dates: 8, 15, 22 & 29 August 2010
Venue: The Nicholas Building
Address: 37 Swanston Street, Melbourne
Opening hours: Sunday 2-4.30pm
Contact me to make a booking.
“Emma Grace’s playtime as a child was built around creativity and resourcefulness. Clothes and accessories were fixed and made out of anything and everything. There were no limits to the things that would be sewn, strung, taped, glued and bound together.
The Treasury workshop is based on the simple ethos that everything has potential and nothing is trash. Participants are invited to bring along broken or un-loved jewellery and found objects, to fix or re-create into something new and unique.
The Treasury is about sustainable fashion – guiding people away from ‘throw-away culture’ and leading them back towards the way we used to live; where if something broke, you fixed it, and if you got bored of it, you made it into something new.
It is an opportunity to re-connect with the idea of community; to exchange skills, materials, thoughts and inspiration. We’ll sit around the table with plates of food and tattered jewellery piled high (CWA meets DIY) and leave at the end of the day with a bundle of ‘new’ jewellery and a bunch of new friends.”
5 August – 4 September, 2010
Craft Cubed is a highly participatory festival creating space for practitioners and the public to engage with contemporary issues through the medium of craft. The theme for Craft Cubed 2010 is Childhood. A universal concept that is common to all societies, this phase is linked to the testing of boundaries, as notions of right and wrong are established. Childhood is also strongly associated with concepts of experimentation and play. Through the investigation of imagination and morality, the theme of ‘Childhood’ is intended to create a powerful arts event that generates inspiration amongst people of all ages, especially the young at heart!
Complete program information can be found at: http://www.craftvic.org.au/whats-on/craft-cubed