Mask Making Workshop with Jason Phu
In this free, intercultural workshop for kids, artist Jason Phu will guide participants in making masks inspired by the moon and Chinese and Vietnamese moon deities. Working with cardboard and recycled objects to create a collage, each session will close with a masks parade, in dedication to the moon, similar to a Lunar New Year Parade.
No prior skills are necessary and all materials are provided.
WHEN: Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 April, 11am–3.30pm
WHERE: ArtLife Studio
COST: Free, bookings required.
AGES: 7-12 years old
Please note: The health and safety of our staff, artists and patrons, is FCAC’s highest priority. You will be required to follow all COVID-19 protocol at FCAC. When walking around the centre, you will be required to wear a mask and to use hand sanitiser. You will also observe to maximum room capacities, printed outside each venue. Find out more about general COVID Safety at FCAC.
Meet the Teaching Artist
Jason is an artist working in painting, drawing, costuming and installation. Recently he was commissioned by the Sydney Opera House for their Antidote Festival to do a costumed parade around the venue with 150 school kids. He is represented by Station Gallery (Melbourne) and Chalk Horse (Sydney).
Supported by Playking Foundation. This workshop is part of a project commissioned through RISING’s A Call to Artist initiative, a program supported by Creative Victoria, City of Melbourne and Besen Family Foundation.
1- Photo by Garry Trinh.