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Banner Making Workshop

20 May 2017 – 2:00PM-5:00PM

Event Type: Workshops

Artist Hannah Brontë is hosting a playful afternoon of banner making. Choose from vibrant fabrics and patterns, and toy with words to create your own powerful or humorous message to display proud.

Brontë is an interdisciplinary artist based in Brisbane who explores female empowerment in music videos, banners, performance and weaving, to challenge current societal structures and imagine matriarchal futures. Brontë uses banners to reflect the power of language and reclaim language as a feminist tool.

Join Brontë for a colourful and invigorating afternoon, with a discussion of the history of banner-making in political movements, and its relevance to Bronte’s feminist practice.

Tickets are $20 for IMA members, and $30 for non-members. Purchase your tickets for you and your friends on Eventbrite here.

Biography

Hannah Brontë’s practice focuses on developing female and indigenous empowerment. Influenced by her love for rap and the power of spoken word, she explores language in popular culture, hip-hop and slang. Her background as a DJ has seen her run a series of all-female club nights titled FEMPRESS. Brontë has exhibited nationally including at Next Wave Arts Festival 2016, Melbourne; Redlands Art Gallery, Cleveland; Wiloughboughy Art Centre, Sydney; Metro Arts, Brisbane; First Draft, Sydney; Proximity Arts Festival, Perth; St Pauls Gallery, Auckland; Griffith University Art Gallery, Brisbane; MCA Art Bar, Sydney; and upcoming at Vivid After Party, Sydney.