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ARMENIAN NEEDLE LACE WORKSHOP WITH ARTIST JOANNA KAMBOURIAN
Cancelled due to February 2022 flood

Join artist Joanna Kambourian for an Armenian Needle Lace Workshop.

Joanna is currently exhibiting at Lismore Regional Gallery with her work 'Fear Catchers & Neon Talismans'.


WORKSHOP DETAILS:

  • Where: Lismore Regional Gallery, 11 Rural St Lismore, NSW, 2480
  • (Wheelchair Accessible Venue)
  • When: Saturday, 5 March 2022
  • Time: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Cost: $35 FULL PRICE $30 CON
  • All materials and handouts will be supplied.
  • Book Here 

ABOUT THE WORKSHOP
Armenian needle lace is a knotting technique made with simply a needle and thread. Because it is made with lightweight and commonly found materials, it is a craft that has survived the forced displacement of many generations of Armenians. 

Over the last century, the craft of Armenian needle lace has been painstakingly preserved within communities of the Armenian diaspora through intergenerational instruction, how-to books, exhibitions, and, in recent years, video tutorials.

Works utilising this craft feature in Joanna’s current exhibition in Gallery 5, “Fear Catchers and Neon Talismans.” 

In this workshop Joanna will demonstrate and take participants through the basics of Armenian needle lace techniques, making samplers using simple patterns used in the craft. This is a process Joanna has been teaching herself and learning through various sources, including online workshops with Armenian/American artist Emma Welty. 

 

*COVID-19 precautions are in place for this event. Please check-in at the QR code or manually with our staff,  wear a mask, and if you are displaying flu-like symptoms, please do not visit again until you have a negative COVID-19 test result.

 

Image: Courtesy of artist Joanna Kambourian
 

 

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