Eaton Park event, 2nd December 2015

A drop-in session at Eaton Park Community Centre, where we used this object as the starting point for everyone’s making.

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Comb. North America, Northwest Coast, Cross Sound: Tlingit. Late 18th century. Caribou antler. h. 10.8 x w. 6.0 x d. 1.5 cm. Acquired 1983. Robert and Lisa Sainsbury Collection. UEA 875

Word association maps took people to different places, though materials were restricted.

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Eyes, a totem pole with eyes.
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Fabric with wire threaded through.
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An underwater sea goddess, krill
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A caterpillar wearing shoes

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Totem in  making

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Totem
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Tribe
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More members will join

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Geisha
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Totem
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Totem
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Missing
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Totem
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Tension
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Eyes
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Indentation
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Teeth with fillings
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Broken leg

Beautiful, powerful, crafted pieces in a busy, rather fragmentary session, the penultimate one before our Xmas break.

 

 

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