A Family friendly performance and artmaking workshop by artist Jumaadi for ages 5 – 12 years
Join us for a family friendly performance by Indonesian-Australian artist Jumaadi which draws on a form of traditional Indonesian theatre called wayang kulit. In this new work, Jumaadi tells the story of a deaf musician who teaches the art of shadow play to his blind son. Following Jumaadi’s performance you and your family are invited to explore performance props, experiment with shadow play and chat with the artist during an intimate hands-on artmaking workshop!
Tues 12 July, 10.30am – 12.30pm
$45 per child/ $36 members & concession
Digital Studios, National Centre for Creative Learning
Ages 5 – 12
Accompanying adults FREE
Please note that this program has been designed for adults and children to experience together. Parents and carers are required to accompany their children for the duration of this program
Jumaadi’s (b. 1973, Indonesia) artistic practice encompasses drawing, painting, performance, weaving and installation. His work has been presented extensively worldwide, including in Asia, Europe, USA and Australia. Jumaadi holds a Master in Fine Art from the National Art School in Sydney and divides his time between Australia and Indonesia. He is represented by Watters Gallery, Sydney, and Jan Manton Art, Brisbane.
An expansive installation of Jumaadi’s works can be found in the MCA Level 3 Galleries as part of the exhibition Telling Tales: Excursions In Narrative Form from 2 June – 9 October 2016.
Image: Jumaadi, The Life and Death of a Shadow (detail), 2015-16, mixed media, dimensions variable, image courtesy and © the artist, photograph: Jessica Maurer