2 hours of creative process as a catalyst for conversations on death, loss, grief as well as praise, gratitude and joy. Based on the origami art of Japan we will be creating these small boxes used to contain memories of people who made profound, generative impact on our lives.
Haruko Okano is a Japanese-Canadian, 3rd generation (Sansei) artist who works integrating her love of nature with her ecological concerns, and her training in alternative healing practices. She is best known for her interdisciplinary approach to community engagement. She is currently the artist in residence at the Kasahara Trust.
NOTE: Before the workshop you will be given the kit of basic materials. You will have time to paint or draw images on the one side of each sheet of paper. Be aware that the papers need to remain foldable.
10+ | $40 Includes Kit
Participants should have these things on hand to have a successful workshop: A flat surface to work on, a pencil or pen for marking essential points for folding accuracy.