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Wiradjuri Grasslands, Weaving and Tanning Project: 2018 Workshop Series
August 14, 2018

File_000 (5)This skills development and knowledge sharing project is oriented around Wiradjuri agriculture, use of grasses for weaving, and natural tanning methods of animal hides.

In 2018 this project returns and includes a series of low cost weekend workshops for the Aboriginal community that will build skills while sharing knowledge about Country and the creation of cultural objects.

 

PLEASE NOTE: The Weaving Workshops have been re-scheduled. New dates will be announced shortly. If you have previously booked in to do these workshops you will be contacted directly regarding a new schedule. Thank you for your understanding.

WORKSHOP 1: PLANTING
Saturday 8 + Sunday 9 September | 10am-4pm
@ TWL Property, Muttama

WORKSHOP 2: BARK TANNING
Saturday 20 + Sunday 21 October | 10am-4pm
@ TWL Property, Muttama

WORKSHOP 3: WEAVING
@ Brungle Yarning Circle

Sat | 9am-10am          Welcome Ceremony
Sat | 10am-1pm           Coiling: Buttonhole stitch
Sat | 2pm-5pm            Plant identification + harvesting
Sun | 9am-12pm         Coiling: Spiral stitch
Sun | 1pm-4pm           Preparation + storing harvested materials (including some women’s business)

WORKSHOP 4: WEAVING
@ Ashmont Youth Hub, Wagga Wagga

Sat | 9am-12pm          Cordage + looping: Making string
Sat | 1pm-4pm            Plant identification + harvesting
Sun | 9am-12pm         Cordage + looping: Making string dillybags
Sun | 1pm-4pm           Bush food + native plants

WORKSHOP 5: WEAVING
@ Ashmont Youth Hub, Wagga Wagga

Sat | 9am-12pm         Twining: Making a cumbungi pouch
Sat | 1pm-4pm           Weaving as Art
Sun | 9am-12pm       Twining: A round start to twining
Sun | 1pm-4pm         Passing Knowledge On

Facilitators include: Harriet Goodall, Natural Capital (Alison Elvin + Owen Whitaker), Aaron Douglas Wales, supported by the Deadly Mentor Group.

BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL

To guarantee a place in the series please contact Melanie Evans, Project Coordinator, 0487 263 001 directly.

This project is supported by the NSW Government through Create NSW and Local Land Services.

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WILD LAB 2018
August 14, 2018
WILD LAB 2018

ENVIRONMENTAL SOUND RECORDING MASTERCLASS WITH DOUGLAS QUIN (USA)

Saturday 15th – Wednesday 19th December, 2018

The Wired Lab presents leading field recordists and sound artists Douglas Quin (USA) and David Burraston as part of The Wild Lab …

WIRED OPEN LABS 2018 Workshop Series
February 19, 2018

Offering a range of creative opportunities our 2018 WIRED OPEN LABS workshop series will be sure to inspire while developing new skills and social networks.
WIRED OPEN LABS continues the significant expansion of The Wired Lab’s …

WIRED OPEN DAY FESTIVAL + the ‘agri(culture)’ project
September 26, 2017
WIRED OPEN DAY FESTIVAL + the ‘agri(culture)’ project

SATURDAY 21st OCTOBER 2017
THE WIRED OPEN DAY FESTIVAL is our signature all ages event featuring some of Australia’s most notable visual and performing artists. Explore the land and discover specially commissioned projects as we premiere …

THE WILD LAB – KOSCIUSZKO
September 25, 2017
THE WILD LAB – KOSCIUSZKO

ENVIRONMENTAL SOUND RECORDING MASTERCLASS WITH CHRIS WATSON (UK)
Wednesday 25th – Sunday 29th October, 2017

Image Credit: M Vanderveer/OEH
The Wired Lab presents leading field recordists and sound artists Chris Watson (UK) and David Burraston as part of …

An Evening on the Art of Taxidermy
July 18, 2017
An Evening on the Art of Taxidermy

An Evening on the Art of Taxidermy
Join The Wired Lab for a talk that educates attendees on the gothic and exotic art of taxidermy, it’s history, and some of the practicalities on how it’s …

WIRED OPEN LABS 2017 Workshop Series
February 24, 2017

 
Offering a range of creative workshops for all ages throughout communities in the Eastern Riverina and South West Slopes, ‘WIRED OPEN LABS’ will be sure to inspire while developing new skills and social networks.
‘WIRED OPEN LABS’ is a …

The Edge
November 18, 2016
The Edge

The Edge
The Edge, Cootamundra & Tumut, 2016 & 2017
Tamara Dean documents the informal rites of passage that young people create for themselves in nature.  Recently this was realised in ‘The Edge’ an acclaimed photographic series. …

‘2017 Wired Open Day Festival’ & the ‘agri(culture)’ project – SAVE THE DATE
November 17, 2016
‘2017 Wired Open Day Festival’ & the ‘agri(culture)’ project – SAVE THE DATE

SAVE THE DATE, Saturday 21st October 2017, because the 2017 Wired Open Day Festival is going to be a big as these thar hills! Featuring the ‘agri(culture)’ project, this years festival will feature collaborations with the …

Box Gum Grassy Woodlands, Listening Post
November 17, 2016
Box Gum Grassy Woodlands, Listening Post

A commission for the ARTLANDS Dubbo festival, these audio field recordings of Box Gum Grassy Woodlands – an endangered habitat endemic throughout much of South Eastern Australia, invites you to close your eyes and listen …

Radio Roulette
November 17, 2016
Radio Roulette

ARTLANDS, 27th-30th of October 2016
Commissioned for the ARTLANDS Dubbo festival and projected to tour nationally in 2017/18. Radio Roulette is a wild, live non-stop event that attempts to understand the entire world through amateur radio. It …