YOUTH PROGRAM

Cubby House Making

Cubby House Making

Join us in Avon Park to design and engineer your own cubby and help create a village of cubbies! Plant fibre artist Fiona Gavino will teach you the basic skills of knotting, lashing, binding, and weaving to turn plant prunings into an architectural adventure. You’ll be amazed at what you can achieve with imagination, teamwork and sticks and jute string!

This free event is open to adults, children, family groups and friends. Children under 12 years of age must be accompanied by an adult. BYO scissors, secateurs, and gloves.

Fiona Gavino with Australian, Filipino, and Maori heritage, has been described as an intercultural artist working the traditional into the contemporary. Gavino graduated from Charles Darwin University with a BA Visual Arts in 2006 and was a practising artist there for 12 years. Gavino strives to use basket making materials and techniques in new and innovative ways to create sculpture, installation, video and printmaking.  As an artist she pushes the boundaries of what basketry can physically do and say, permitting her the capacity to create a broader conversation across various cultures, with the hope of creating socially inclusive art. Instagram

 

DATE: Thurs 6 Oct, Fri 7 Oct, Sat 8 Oct

TIME: 10am-12pm & 1pm-3pm

VENUE: Avon Park, Janet Millett Lane, York

PRICE: Free, registration required

We acknowledge the traditional custodians of the beautiful lands on which The York Festival takes place, the Ballardong Noongar people. We honour and pay our respects to their elders past, present and emerging.

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