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(Booked Out) Lunar New Year Screenprinting

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Saturday 03 February
2-4pm

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Introduction to one of the traditional methods that is used to create Lunar New Year decorations – paper tearing/cutting – to make semi-symmetrical images and characters that celebrate the festival.

Lunar New Year Screenprinting workshop

Sat, 03 Feb 2024 2:00pm – 4:00pm

Participants will work with artist An Gee Chan and be introduced to one of the traditional methods that is used to create Lunar New Year decorations – paper tearing/cutting – to make semi-symmetrical images and characters that celebrate the festival. The workshop is also designed to introduce and teach the basic methods involved in the screen printing process; participants will use the paper stencils they created as a screen printing blockout, compose them and create a small edition of two colour screen prints that they can use to decorate their home to celebrate the festival.

Fee: €15, advance booking required via Eventbrite.

Artist bio

An Gee Chan (b. 1987, Hong Kong) received her M.A. in Fine Art Printmaking from the Royal College of Art (2011) and acquired a B.A. in Illustration and Animation from Kingston University in the UK (2009). She taught Printmaking and Drawing at the Academy of Visual Arts, Hong Kong BapLst University 2014 to 2022. She currently lives and works in Ireland. Chan’s practice employs various forms, including prints, drawings, paintings, murals, ceramics, bookmaking and sometimes installation. Observations and experiences of daily life are important sources of inspiration for her. Such thoughts are transformed into visual records, statements, and comments. Her works have been exhibited in Hong Kong, Tokyo, Dublin, London and Manchester, and collected by Hong Kong Heritage Museum and Victoria & Albert Museum.

 

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