Slow Cloth: Creating Movement with Fibers
Date(s) - May 26, 2018
9:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Connect with your aesthetic capacities by engaging in the process of weaving and re-thinking the contemporary understanding of craft in pedagogical contexts.
- To understand the meaning and intentions behind the practices of traditional craft
- To explore the capacities of craft in pedagogical context and its benefits
- To explore proposing craft in educational spaces and its benefits.
- To introduce the concept of slow cloth by E. Lipson.
- Exploring the concept of self-awareness, collective awareness and being present in the moment
- Participants will have the opportunity to create a textile piece
Suitable for parents and child care providers of children 0-5 years of age.
Professional Development Certificate
Professional Development Certificate Credit Hours
$32.00 members, $42.00 non-members
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604-931-3400 Ext. 0
Ana Vojnovic is a Designer, Spatial Design Researcher and Educator with an educational background in philosophy, education, art practice and currently interior design. She is engaged in an interdisciplinary based practice that primarily focuses on investigating and understanding the concept of spaces and elements that co-exist within them and the interrelationship between spatial design and daily living. Over the years, Ana has worked in different pedagogical capacities as an ECE, instructor and artist in residence; currently at one of UBC’s child care centres.