Kids Workshop: Playing with Sound

When: Saturday 14 April, 10.00am - 11.30am

Where: Workshop within Commonwealth Growth Centre, MAMA.

Price: $10, all materials provided.

Enter the wild sound laboratory of artist Vicky Browne!

This playful workshop will engage participants in a series of hands-on experiments, group activities and artist demonstrations. Materials such as vinyl records, foam, sequins, speakers, paint, feathers, and goo will be used to create a range of instruments and bubbling noise machines.

Suitable for kids aged 5 – 11, painting clothes are recommended.

Meet Vicky Browne

Based in the Blue Mountains, Vicky Browne is an installation artist who utilises everyday objects such as walkmans, iPods, clothing and furniture to comment on Western systems of consumption and production. Vicky often manipulates the familiar using traditional craft methods (such as knitting or weaving), and she regularly employs found or produced sound. There is a strong focus on the ‘material’ that creates sound.

Vicky has been practicing art for 15 years and currently teaches at Sydney College of the Arts (University of Sydney) and UNSW Art & Design (formerly COFA). Vicky is represented by Galerie pompom in Sydney.

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