LANTERN MAKING WORKSHOP for over 55’s

 Join visual artist Maeve Clancy to create cut paper artwork which will become part of ‘Unwrapped’ – South Dublin Co. Council’s annual winter celebration.

Using Oscar Wilde’s ‘The Selfish Giant’ as inspiration, participants will learn how to draw in cut paper, creating individual designs for delicate lanterns. This intensive and busy workshop requires no previous experience in cut paper work and is open to anyone over the age of 55.

Lanterns created will be featured in UNWRAPPED, which takes place on December 8th, at 3:45pm, starting from County Library, Tallaght. At UNWRAPPED audiences of all ages will be invited to journey together through the garden of ‘The Selfish Giant’ in an exciting and imaginative promenade event involving animation, puppetry, music and visual arts that brings the story’s themes of friendship, love, and generosity of spirit to life. More information about UNWRAPPED is available at https://unwrappedsouthdublin.wordpress.com or find us on FACEBOOK at UNWRAPPED South Dublin.

Maeve Clancy is a Dublin-based artist who works in animation, installation and comics. She creates work for children and adults using cut paper, story and drawings. She has worked on music videos for singer Lisa Hannigan, mounted solo exhibitions and written both fictional and historical comic stories. In August 2012, she was commissioned to create a cut paper installation for the Tall Ships festival Dublin through Dublin City Council Arts Office. She is currently working on South Dublin County Council’s Unwrapped festival and a solo exhibition for children at the Riverbank Arts Centre in Co Kildare.

To book contact RUA RED on 01 451 5860, email boxoffice@ruared.ie or visit reception (Mon – Sat 10am – 6pm)

Dates:                    Saturday 17th Nov
Time:                      2pm – 6pm
Admission:           FREE

 

About Studio

CONTACT Studio is a recording studio based in RUA RED Arts Centre in Tallaght. Established in 2009, it is an accessible, affordable space that allows artists, youth groups and community groups in the county to work in a friendly, professional environment.
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