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Morning Session: Somali Finger Weaving Workshop with Muhubo Suleiman

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Join Artist in Residence Muhubo Suleiman for a Somali Finger Weaving Workshop using ATW warp and wool. Participants will learn a simple Somali weaving technique that can be used with may applications including bags, clothing, wall hangings and jewellery.

Muhubo Suleiman's passion for preserving her cultural heritage continues to inspire her work, involving the creation of brightly coloured hand woven rugs, bags and wall sculptures that incorporate traditional Somali weaving techniques. 

Muhubo Suleiman is a weaver and educator and came to Australia in 2003 from a small town near Galkayo in Somalia. Suleiman learnt these weaving techniques from her mother at age five; this work was invaluable to the survival of families; the huts provided safety and shelter as portable homes for these nomadic communities. She currently hosts Traditional Weaving workshops at the Community Grocer in Carlton and workshops at the Collingwood Neighbourhood House, Kathleen Syme Library and Community Centre Weavers and Spinners Guild and in 2019 is also an Artist in Residence at Yarra City Arts. Her work was exhibited at the ATW in the 2019 exhibition ‘Place Makers’ and she is an Artist in Residence at the ATW in 2021. 

Each session will have a maximum of 10 participants.  
$25 per person. Free for City of Port Phillip Residents.   
Suitable for ages 16 and upwards.  

(1) All bookings are Non-Refundable
(2) All Bookings are Transferable to a second party in the event that the customer is unable to attend the workshop; such transfers must be requested 24 hours prior to the Workshop for desired transfers to be eligible.
(3) If you cannot attend the workshop, you may transfer to another class within 12 months, but 2 weeks notice must be given for this transfer, and only one transfer may occur.
(4) In the rare event that the ATW is required to cancel a workshop the customer will receive either a full refund or the opportunity to transfer said booking to another workshop of even value within 12 months of said cancellation.
(5) Cancellations may be advised by ATW at any time prior to the workshop.
(6) ATW reserves the right to use any images taken at the workshops for Social Media & Advertising, if you wish for images not to be shared please let us know at your workshop. 
(7) In the event that you do not agree with the above Terms & Conditions you may request a full refund within 48 hours of even date of receipt of this booking confirmation.

December 5th, 2021 10:00 AM through 12:00 PM
Phone: 0396997885
Somali Finger Weaving Workshop
General Admission A$25.00
Free for City of Port Phillip Residents A$0.00