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During our last session we learned the gel transfer technique where we were able to take our printed photos and turn them into canvas art. This session we will be playing with heat transfers on cotton based surfaces. If this is something that interests you sign up now!
The workshops are open to anyone (16-29) who self-identifies as a Muslim woman through the spectrum of familial, spiritual, political, cultural, and ancestral connections.
There is very limited space so please sign up by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org by March 9th 🙂
In recognizing and celebrating International Women’s Day…
1. Think about the amazing and inspirational women in your life and the resilience and strength that they have shown. Choose a photo to honour them in a piece (this person may also be you!).
2. Choose a quote or lyric comes to mind when you think about her/them
3.Send us high quality digital images (your own or sourced) that you would like to include in your piece. These do not have to include the person. Email this to email@example.com by February 8th 11:59pm (tryhttp://www.freeimages.com/ or http://www.dreamstime.com/ for free images)
Bring newspaper or magazine images that you’d like to include in your piece to the workshop on the 13th
4. Collect found objects to incorporate into your piece and bring them with you on February 13th This could be related to your piece or just used to create texture
5. Think about what colours you would like to work with
*art supplies and light refreshments provided but feel free to bring your own if you are more comfortable*
**we will have quotes and images to choose from if you would like to join us but don’t have a moment to choose your own
This workshop is hosted by The Truth & Dare Project and Outburst! | Funding for this workshop is graciously provided by ArtReach Toronto, and the Toronto Arts Council | Facilitated by Zahra Agjee
The Truth & Dare Project is a series of photography based art-making workshops and art dares for young Muslim women.
Outburst! Young Muslim Women Project is a movement of young Muslim women in Toronto who are breaking silence and speaking out about violence through art, research and education. It is a program of the Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic (the Clinic). The Clinic offers legal representation, professional counselling and multilingual interpretation to women who have experienced violence.