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Holiday Crafting Workshop

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Holiday Crafting Workshop
FirstWorks and Age Friendly Rhode Island present Holiday Crafting Workshop with Celebrity Costume Designer Machine Dazzle Friday, November 20, 12pm via ZOOM FREE - Registration required. Machine invites you to join him in hand-crafting shrines dedicated to your own personal Holiday Hero using recycled materials and other objects you will have at home, along with things you can easily find at a local craft store (see list of suggestions, below).

For questions, or to register, please contact:
Holly Taylor, Executive Coordinator, FirstWorks
phone: 401-421-4278
    1. An empty container with a lid (i.e. paper coffee cup, yogurt container, oatmeal container, ice cream container, any container with a lid that you might otherwise put into the recycling bin or garbage can!)
    2. A picture of the person you are choosing to honor this year. The image should be small enough to fit in your container. We recommend that you make a xerox or scanned copy, if it is a cherished photo, so that you can cut it up appropriately for the project. The person may a parent, a sibling, an author, a pet, a celebrity musician. . . someone who is important to you!
    3. Sheet Styrofoam about 1/2in thick
    4. Toothpicks
    5. Glue (i.e. glue sticks, elders, hodgepodge, hot-glue)
    6. Scissors, x-acto blade and a cutting surface
    7. Hair dryer for drying paint and glue
    8. String or tinsel (decorative)
    9. Decorative Craft items (i.e. colored paper, rhinestones, paint, glitter, markers, stickers, confetti, old magazine to cut up for collaging, wrapping paper. . .let your imagination run!)
    10. If you plan adding drawings to your shrine –markers, pens, or your favorite colored pencils!
    11. Bring your smile, snacks and drinks!
    12. There are no rules! Substitutions for materials are welcome. Make something you are proud of!
Machine Dazzle MACHINE DAZZLE has been dazzling stages via costumes, sets, and performance since his arrival in New York in 1994. Machine has collaborated with artists Julie Atlas Muz’s, Big Art, Justin Vivian, Taylor Mac, Chris Tanner, Soomi Kim, Pig Iron Theater, Bombay Ricky, and has designed projects for Opera Philadelphia and Spiegleworld. In September 2019, Dazzle premiered his new original show, Treasure, at the Guggenheim Museum as a commission by Works and Process. In addition, he has recently held residencies at Tyler School of Art at Temple University, Moody Center for the Arts at University of Houston and Harvard University’s Department Theater, Dance & Media Department. Machine Dazzle’s work has been exhibited at Parsons School of Design in New York City. Machine Dazzle is an artist-inresidence at Mana Contemporary in Jersey City, NJ.

Registration is required!
To register contact Holly Taylor, Executive Coordinator, FirstWorks
phone: 401-421-4278
Workshop is capped at 30 virtual participants.

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Friday, November 20, 2020, 12:00 PM until 1:00 PM
Holly Taylor, Executive Coordinator, FirstWorks

Additional Info:
External Social
Registration is not Required
Payment In Full In Advance Only
Register by email.

276 Angell St. Providence RI 02906 401-441-5240