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Troc-Cadeaux: Beadweaving Geometric Shapes with Craig Commanda (ONLINE)

26/11/2020 @ 18:00 - 21:00

Troc-Cadeaux: Beadweaving Geometric Shapes with Craig Commanda (ONLINE)

Learn how to make beadweaving geometric shapes with Craig Commanda on Thursday, November 26 at 6 pm on Zoom.

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Would you like to learn how to make beadweaving geometric shapes?

The Anishinaabe artist Craig Commanda, from Kitigan Zibi, has a cultural gift to share which “is about creating beaded warped shapes, pentagons in this case. They move.”

Let’s join Craig Commanda on Thursday, November 26 at 6 pm on Zoom!

You will only need a pair of scissors and some small pliers handy to cut thread. The beading kit will be shipped to your address. Please make sure you will be available to attend.

The workshop is limited to 20 participants and registrations are open until November 18.

After registering, please send your name and address in an email untitled “Beadweaving Geometric Shapes” to our coordinator Nadia Hajji within the next hour to keep your priority: hajji.nadia1@gmail.com

You will receive an email with the link to connect to Zoom within 48 hours of the workshop. Looking forward to see you!

L’Atelier d’art Métèque and the Native Immigrant organization have joined forces with Diversité artistique Montréal (DAM) to offer artists from immigrant and Indigenous peoples as well as artists 65 and over the opportunity to provide artistic workshops to audiences in Notre-Dame-de-Grâce and Côte-des-Neiges during the fall of 2020 as part of the TROC-CADEAUX project.

TROC-CADEAUX is an initiative that aims to celebrate cultural exchange and is inspired by Mohawk culture with the idea that every child is born with a gift. Considering the cultural background of each immigrant as a gift to be shared, a source of enrichment for the host society, this project will make sharing possible through objects of art created during the workshops. The possibility of exhibiting and exchanging gifts at an event will depend on the context of COVID-19.

This project is funded under the Montreal Cultural Development Agreement between the City of Montreal and the Government of Quebec.



18:00 - 21:00
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Atelier d’art Métèque
Native Immigrant