Friday, 29 November 2013

Children's Season 2013 | Family Fun with Batik Art

Date: 30 November & 14 December (Repeat Session)
Time: 2 - 4.30pm
Venue: ST Lee Atrium, NUS Museum

Age group: 7-12 years old (Limited to 16 parent-child pairs per session)
Fee: $40 per pair

To register, email or call 6516-8817 / 4616.
Registration is confirmed only upon payment of workshop fees.

Wondering what to do during the school holidays? Join us for some family fun with our Batik Art Workshops during this holiday season! Discover the beauty of this traditional Southeast Asian art form, its history and its uses. Working as a team, parent and child will learn the techniques of batik and work together to wax and colour their very own batik using contemporary tools and dyes!

You will also find out how batik art is created by Indonesian artisans from the central Javanese village of Kebon Indah and their collaboration with contemporary artists Samantha Tio (Mintio) and Budi Agung Kuswara (Kabul) that resulted in an exhibition currently on display at the NUS Baba House.

About the Artist
Kamal's Artshop has been providing art education services to Singaporean schools since 2006. Their artist-teachers specialise in art forms such as batik painting, cartoon caricature, watercolour and graffiti art. All programmes are endorsed by the National Arts Council of Singapore. Kamal's Artshop was started by Mohamed Kamal bin Dollah, a Singaporean artist, art educator and professional caricaturist. He is a member of the World Batik Council, International Society of Caricature Artists and the Vice-President of the Association of Artists of Various Resources.

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