Tuesday, October 5, 2010

art4place @ Festuri event

FESTURI - is an annual event held on the Sunshine Coast, Queensland. A multicultural celebration of food stalls - free performances - children's activities - workshops - storytelling - community information stalls & displays - parade - roving entertainment.

Among the many activities at Festuri, 6 artists from art4place (Barry Smith, Christine Elcoate, Fiona Dempster, Jim Cox, Noela Mills, Kim Schoenberger) will be conducting interactive children's workshops with a dragon theme, on Sunday 10th October, all ages during 10am-12pm and 1pm-3pm.

Activities include; moveable dragon puppet, dragon collage, Colouring dragon scales for pinning onto a long calico train suspended from a paper mache' dragon head.

In progress Christine (above) working on the paper mache dragon head.

Kim adding the finishing touches, reading for paint.

Mouth ready for paper mache and later on will be attached to the head.

Festuri - is staged at 'The Stockland Village', Kings Beach, Caloundra, and is in conjunction with Caloundra Music Festival (9 - 10th Oct).

1 comment:

  1. K&C - the dragon head is 'interesting' looking forward to the finished product - the art4place-Festuri event with its focus on the sister city relationship is a good example of temporary placemasking art that connects people. B