Greenhouse artlab, Gallery 1C03 & UWinnipeg Institute for Women's and Gender Studies: Two-part Gif-making Workshop with Matea Radic, November 9 & 16

Friday, November 9 and Friday November 16

12:30-2:30 pm

greenhouse artlab (5th floor of University of Winnipeg Library), 515 Portage Ave

Pre-registration required

This workshop is offered in conjunction with the exhibit, "Not the Camera, But the Filing Cabinet: Performative Body Archives in Contemporary Art," curated by Noor Bhangu. Gallery 1C03, The Institute for Women's and Gender Studies, and the greenhouse artlab are pleased to present this workshop with artist Matea Radic. This is a two-part workshop for female and non-binary folks. Participants should be available to attend both parts. Part one: Friday, November 9, 12:30 – 2:30 pm; part two: Friday, November 16, 12:30 – 2:30 pm. The workshop takes place at the greenhouse artlab on the 5th floor of the U of W Library. Meet at the main entrance to the library at 2:25 pm on November 9.

Space is limited. This workshop is free but pre-registration is required – please contact Gallery 1C03 by email Jennifer Gibson at j.gibson@uwinnipeg.ca.

From the artist:

We will be creating a looping, gif-style, walk cycle animation. Participants will contribute by drawing individual frames that will later be photographed and assembled in Photoshop. We will use the Timeline feature to animate our walk cycle. There will be markers and pens available but please bring your favourite drawing tools if you prefer!

Matea Radic is a visual artist from Sarajevo, BiH. She lives and works in Winnipeg, Canada. Her work explores the effect of trauma and displacement on the concept of "home." Through her work, Matea seeks to unlock personal trauma buried in her own subconscious in hopes of reconciling the heavy feeling surrounding her sphere. Matea's work reflects a constant attempt to understand her place in the world, both mentally and physically. She seeks peace and the allowing of past lives to pass through so that she can be present. She is a hopeful cynic.

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