The Cooroy Butter Factory Arts Centre is delighted to present ‘Island Fashion on Tour’, a Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA) regional touring project for children and families.
‘Island Fashion on Tour’ features a range of free, hands-on art making activities created by QAGOMA in collaboration with Australian and Pacific artists Grace Lillian Lee, Maryann Talia Pau and Ranu James and Letila Mitchell.
Grace Lillian Lee’s activityÂÂ GET YOUR WEAVE ONÂÂ 2019 encourages audiences to use simple folding techniques with strips of brightly coloured paper to create wearable accessories such as paper bracelets, neckpieces and head-pieces.
While Maryann Talia Pau and Ranu James’ activity ULA TAIMÂÂ 2019 encourages the creation of elaborate neckpieces, wristbands and anklets using hand-drawn patterns and weaving with paper.
Letila Mitchell’s activity SASI, PERA, LAGI – OF THE OCEAN, LAND AND SKY invites children to create their own textile design using patterns created by the artist.
‘Island Fashion on Tour’ continues until 14 JAN 2020.
For more information and a full list of venues please visit www.butterfactoryartscentre.com.au
Island Fashion on Tour is free QAGOMA Touring program available to regional Queensland communities.
IMAGE: Grace Lillian Lee Woven Reflection detail, 2014, Photograph Patti Gallagher-Jones