MY LOVER CINDI x MALI ISABEL ART present their new paint and sip session, RAINBOW MUSE.
Join Arabana/Kokatha artist, Mali Isabel, and turn your personal story into your very own artwork.
In these workshops, My Lover Cindi provides a fun, safe, and welcoming space for you to explore your creativity, share your stories, and learn about Aboriginal culture and art. With your individual canvas, Mali will guide you through her process of painting backgrounds, understanding Aboriginal art symbols, and creating your story.
All materials are provided as well as a free drink on entry.
ABOUT MALI ISABEL:
Mali Isabel is an Arabana and Kokatha artist, living and practising on Kaurna land (Adelaide), Australia.
In 2020, Mali graduated from a Bachelor of Arts (Primary Education) at Flinders University, before pursuing her career as a practising artist. Mali creates contemporary dot paintings using all colours of the rainbow to spread her message of positivity and equality. By combining her passions for education and painting, Mali hopes to achieve a greater understanding of culture and equity through her rainbow artworks.
Through her combination of traditional dot painting, her hallmark use of colour, and contemporary style, Mali creates bright and magical artworks that aim to spread joy and positivity, encourage meaningful conversations, and share personal stories and worldly experiences.
As a proud Arabana and Kokatha woman, Mali loves to draw inspiration from the land that surrounds her, capturing the environments and translating them into magical landscapes. Stories are deeply entwined in her paintings, many of which highlight feelings, themes, and experiences that transcend all cultures, races, and religions. The underlying goal of this is to embed the understanding that we are all human and deserve to be treated with equal respect and kindness.
Mali was highly commended in the 2021 Our Mob Trevor Nickolls Art Prize and was the Adelaide Fringe Festival's poster artist for 2022 – the first Aboriginal poster artist for the Adelaide Fringe in its 62-year history.
ABOUT MY LOVER CINDI:
My Lover Cindi is an LGBTIQ+ night space with a focus on accessibility.
We are a bar and a space to dance. We are a place to host community events. A spotlight for queer performance. A place for people of all walks of life to come together. My Lover Cindi is proud to host and celebrate the diversity within queer communities. Allies and friends are welcome.
My Lover Cindi is a business that operates on Kaurna land, and we pay our respects to Kaurna Elders, past and present. We acknowledge First Nations peoples' ongoing connection to land, sea and community, and we are fully committed to 'paying the rent' in meaningful ways, as informed by Kaurna persons.