PolArt 2018 BRISBANE – ”Brisbane’s Narratives”
“Brisbane’s Narratives” with Jolanta Szymczyk [Yolanta Shimchik], Brisbane based textile artist, aims to celebrate and capture the spirit of Brisbane through the city’s unique botanical and landscape forms, textures and patterns.
It provides an opportunity to look closer at the city’s unique environment and embrace its stunning beauty, natural and cultural heritage and the city’s friendly and vibrant character. The participants will complete small textile piece and convert it into a one-off, personally made and designed wearable accessory.
The workshop will run for approximately 1.5 hrs
Participants will explore various textile printing techniques assisting to capture Brisbane’s unique flora, inspiring textures and the city’s patterns and print their impressions, interpretations and inspirations on Baltic linen, celebrating Polish textile and fiber art traditions.
This workshop is suitable for all age groups. No previous experience is necessary.
Jolanta Szymczyk’s practice, since its first operating days going back to early 2000s is committed to a zero waste design philosophy and principles. The practice is using safe, non-toxic materials.
Click the following links to review some of Jolanta’s work.
Jolanta Szymczyk would like to thank her Sponsors “Polonia” – The Polish Association of Queensland Inc for their generosity in making this Event happen.