Runs from Tuesday September 21 2021 to Tuesday November 23 2021

Approximate running time: 2 hours


Toronto ON M6K 2B2


× Instructor: Khadija Aziz
Sep 21- Nov 23
Tuesday 4PM-6PM

Explore traditional South Asian embroidery techniques, including mirror embroidery, Phulkari, and Chikankari! In this 10-week course, learn about the historical significance of traditional South Asian embroidery on garments and home decor, and apply the technical skills to contemporary artworks and designs. By the end of this course, workshop participants will have a small collection of beautifully embellished textile samples as well as one finished hoop art. This workshop is beginner-friendly and for BIPOC Specific.

Materials: Materials will be provided. If you have any access needs, please let Cynella know.

About the instructor: Khadija Aziz investigate image-making with textiles using manipulation, experimentation, and the ever-shifting nature of cloth. Her process-based practice bridges the gaps between textile-making techniques and digital technologies to generate unexpected outcomes through translation, chance, and distortion. Khadija is currently pursuing an MFA at Concordia University’s Fibre & Material Practices program. In recognition of her creative practice, she has most recently received the Shanks Memorial Award in Textiles from Craft Ontario and the Creative Promise Award from Surface Design Association in 2020.

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