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OMM Workshops

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OMM is a participatory clay workshop led by Raffaella Zammit, that will be held at The Mill – Art, Culture and Crafts Centre, Birkirkara. This series of workshops are mothers with the aim of exploring motherhood in a contemporary society. The workshops are for a total of five sessiosn each and will include basic clay handling techniques, introduction to contemporary art focusing on ceramics and social practice art, discussions in a safe creative space and development of a clay sculpture. No previous experience in clay making is required. Materials will be provided.

Venue:
The Mill – Art, Culture and Crafts Centre, Bwieraq Street c/w Naxxar Road, Birkirkara

Dates:

Group 1 Tuesdays: 5th April, 12th April, 19th April, 26th April, 3rd May

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Group 2 Saturdays: 9th April, 16th April, 23rd April, 30th April, 7th May

Time: 10:00 to noon

Please select whether you want to attend the Tuesday or the Saturday sessions. 

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The Gabriel Caruana Foundation in collaboration with the Department of Arts, Open Communities and Adult Education, Faculty of Education, University of Malta is organising a month-long participatory clay workshop exploring motherhood in contemporary society. The workshops will explore, in a participatory manner, the new roles that motherhood brings and the challenges faced by mothers. The workshop is open for mothers, who are able to participate in all the five sessions, two hours long either on Tuesdays or on Saturdays between 10am and noon. 

The workshop will be led by Raffaella Zammit who is currently reading for a Masters of Art in Social Practice Art and Critical Education. Raffaella has gained experience in leading participatory workshops including award winning Community project Nimxu Mixja, Kreaturi, Carnival!, and ħożż il-ħsejjes. There will be five sessions in total, two-hours each, held at The Mill - Art, Culture and Crafts Centre, Birkirkara. During the sessions  the participants will explore the role and challenges faced by mothers in our contemporary society. During the sessions the participants will learn about clay making techniques, such as pinching, handbuilding and slab making. Visual aids will be used to introduce contemporary ceramics. 

Five workshops will be held every Tuesday (group 1) and Saturday (group 2) between 10am and noon at The Mill - Art, Culture and Crafts Centre, the workshop kicks off on the 5th of April until the 7th of May. The workshops are for a limited number of people and are on a first come first served basis. A donation to cover the costs of the material is appreciated, all funds raised will go towards the Gabriel Caruana Foundation (VO1236). 

Artist

Raffaella Zammit

Workshop

Participatory Clay Workshops

Year

2022

Day

Tuesdays (group 1), Saturdays (group 2)