Gidju Murra: Weaving & Art for Small Hands
Join Muruwarri artist, Virginia Keft, for an interactive weaving, collage and creativity workshop for children and families.
Join Muruwarri artist, Virginia Keft, for an interactive weaving, collage and creativity workshop for children and families. Gidju Murra means ‘small hands’ in Muruwarri language. Families with young children are invited to play creatively with Indigenous weaving techniques while using a variety of art materials.
The activity will introduce participants to the artist’s weaving techniques while thinking about themes of place, Country and nature to create a vibrant and personal weaving artwork.
Dr. Virginia Keft is a proud Muruwari woman. She is a multi-disciplinary artist and curator, First Nations producer, and award-winning researcher with over 25 years’ experience working in the Arts Sector. She lives and works on Dharawal and Gadigal Country and has firm links to her community. Her practice includes weaving, painting, drawing, and sculpture and celebrates connections to place, community, and Country.