Adornment Making Workshop
With Chantal Fraser
24 June 2017
Artist Chantal Fraser invites you to join her for an afternoon of subversive adornment making.
Fraser uses material culture and adornment in her installation, performances, and digital media works as a method of understanding and exploring her Samoan heritage, politics, culture and identity.
During her workshop, Pariah Protection Adornment Making, Fraser will guide you through the process of making bejewelled eye masks, veils, headwear, and body shields that challenge traditional and colonial signs of authority, trust, and order.
Learn from Fraser her bejewelling techniques to take home your very own handcrafted piece of adornment.
This workshop coincides with Refugee Week, so please join us in celebrating our diverse and multicultural creative community.
Tickets are $20 for IMA members, and $30 for non-members. Purchase tickets for this workshop through Eventbrite here.
Workshop Cancellation Policy
Please note that if minimum numbers are not reached this workshop will be cancelled. Participants will be notified of cancellation 72 hours prior to the workshop date and refunded accordingly.
Participant Cancellation Policy
Bookings cancelled up to one week prior to the start of the workshop will be fully refunded.
Bookings cancelled within a week prior to the start of the workshop will receive a 50% refund.
Unfortunately, we are unable to refund bookings cancelled within 24 hours prior to the start of the workshop.
Chantal Fraser uses adornment as an aesthetic and conceptual tool for material exploration and production. The work explores the creation of cross-cultural connotations and representations through silhouette and the embodiment of adornment, and more significantly cultural adornment. Fraser’s practice explores ornamentation as an aesthetic resolution to identity and individuality. Born in Auckland, New Zealand, Chantal Fraser is a Brisbane based multi-media artist with a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honours) from Queensland University of Technology. Fraser has exhibited nationally at various institutions such as QUT Art Museum, University of Queensland Art Museum and Brisbane City Hall (now Museum of Brisbane). Fraser has also been included in exhibitions internationally at institutions such as La Cité internationale des Arts, Paris, Les Brassieres in Belgium and Tjibaou Cultural Centre, New Caledonia.