Fri, Nov 24|
Threads of Resilience - Workshop with Two-Spirit Textile Artist
Featuring Evan Matchett-Wong, a Two-Spirit textile artist, this two-day workshop will let participants explore identities, discuss oppression, and embrace heritage through embroidery and textiles, promoting healing and celebration. To register, please contact amy.timleck@vdicss.
Time & Location
Nov 24, 2023, 6:00 p.m. – Nov 25, 2023, 5:00 p.m.
Caetani Centre, 3401 Pleasant Valley Rd, Vernon, BC V1T 4L4, Canada
About the Event
Evan Matchett-Wong is a Two-Spirit textile artist hailing from Treaty 6 Territory, with a strong focus on intersectional artistic practices, reflecting their mixed Chinese-Dene heritage and queerness. They will use Indigenous practices to facilitate conversation and ideas and create an open and safe space for participants. This embroidery/textile-based workshop will give the opportunity for participants to explore not only their unique identities and talk about their experiences of oppression but also give them the time to heal and celebrate their heritage. Workshop takes place November 24, 2023 from 6:00pm – 9:00pm and on November 25, 2023 from 10:00am – 5:00pm (Note: Saturday will be flexible, and end of day will be based on the completion of individual projects. Facilitator will be available until ~5pm). For more information or to register, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.