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Workshop | Cultural Weaving with Jessika Spencer| Make a Wall Hanging with Emu Feathers

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Join Wiradjuri artist Jessika Spencer for this bespoke weaving workshop designed especially for Craft

+ Design Canberra to celebrate NAIDOC week.

In this special edition workshop Jessika will guide you through cultural weaving techniques both

traditional and contemporary, using traditional and modern fibres and emu feathers sourced by

Jessika to make a unique woven wall hanging.

Artist Bio:

Jessika Spencer is a Wiradjuri woman from the Sandhills of Narrungdera, New South Wales. For over

the past decade she has resided on beautiful Ngunnawal country, where she currently creates her

art. Being an Aboriginal woman, culture and art go hand in hand. They are intertwined and are an

ongoing source of inspiration for her. Through her varied art forms, Jessika explores her cultural

identity.

Jessika is a First Nations weaver, writer and activist.


Support Artists and Learn from the Best  

Craft + Design Canberra Anytime workshops provide an opportunity for audiences to learn from the unique skillsets of our members: individuals who are highly regarded in their fields as artists, designers, and craftspeople.  

Craft + Design Canberra prides itself on paying fair rates of pay to our artists as recommended by NAVA (the National Association for the Visual Artists). Our artists are the best in their fields and deserve fair renumeration. Audiences attending our activities learn from the best

Craft + Design Canberra is a not-for-profit membership-based organisation supporting artists, craft practitioners, designers and makers at every stage of their careers. Craft + Design Canberra Anytime workshops are designed to create opportunities for our members to showcase their skills, engage with community, and earn incomes.  

Image credits: Jessika Spencer, Large Woven Child Carrier, production detail | Photo by the Artist. 


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