Koorie Krismas workshop 2016.

This workshop is for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Only. 

Join Aunty Marilyne Nicholls (Wadi Wadi, Yorta Yorta, Dja Dja Wurrung, Ngarringdjeri, Ladji Latji, Yulpagulp, Barrappa) and Cassie Leatham (Taungurung,Wurundjeri) for a Professional Development workshop on how to run a workshop. The session will cover topics on developing a workshop idea, pricing, tips on running/facilitating a workshop, kids vs adults, and advice on how to share as well as protect culture.

The session will end with a round-table discussion so bring your workshop ideas and get feedback from the experts!
  • Sunday 18 November 2018
  • 11:00am – 12:30pm
  • FREE
  • Tea and Coffee provided
  • Koorie Heritage Trust
  • Lvl 3, Yarra Building
  • Federation Square, Melbourne

Marilyne Nicholls is a known Master weaver and has weaving works in state and national galleries as well as a number of smaller institutions. She has researched and rekindled traditional techniques and use of materials of her Country. Through her practice she has run creative workshops throughout Victoria for both community organisations and public galleries and institutions. She has also been actively involved in environmental issues related to where she harvests her weaving materials from the land – the ecosystem of the Murray (Milloo) River.

Cassie Leatham  is from the Taungurung / Wurundjeri people from the Kulin Nation, and runs her own business, Wild Blak Arts. She is an Indigenous artist, master weaver, traditional dancer, bushtukka woman and educator. She is extremely passionate about teaching her skills to both Indigenous and non-Indigenous students of all ages. Her aim is to give participants the opportunity to learn and understand Aboriginal culture and develop knowledge of both historical and contemporary Aboriginal history.