Creative Identity Collages with Lana Al-Shami
1 September 2022
Pay what you can from as little as £7 per child.
Please book 1 space for every child attending.
*The recommended ticket price for this workshop is £10.00 per child. If you are in a position to make this donation towards the running costs of the workshop, it is greatly received.
This enables us to offer future workshops and helps to secure the long-term future of Milton Keynes Arts Centre. If you wish to make a smaller donation, you can decide the amount that is right for you from the drop down above.
Gift vouchers available
Please read our Booking Terms and Conditions below carefully before booking.
Who is this class suitable for?
This session is designed to for families with children ages 5+
Children must be accompanied by a supervising adult at all times.
What will be covered in the workshop?
In today’s society it is increasingly common to be associated to more than one cultural group. This could be related to nationality, geographic location, ethnicity, religion/spirituality, or any kind of social group that has its own distinct culture.
In this workshop for families, we will explore how other artists have expressed this notion through art before allowing before creating our own identity collage artworks, using a range of materials.
What will I need to bring?
All materials provided, however you may like to bring a selection a collection of printed or drawn images to personalise your collage. e.g. Maps, photographs, textiles, images from newspapers, prints of flags/food, poems
Gallery – The gallery has pushchair / wheelchair access via an external ramp.
Lana Al-Shami is an Architect and Designer based in Oxford with an interest in working with recycled and reclaimed materials in order to create unique pieces of art.Of Iraqi parentage, yet born and brought up in the UK, Lana has always felt connected to both the British and Arab culture. The notion of cultural identity is an underlying theme in many of her works of art, expressing a sense of belonging.