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Unfolding Practice – Arzu Mistry
August 6 - August 10| $800
August 6 – 10
Tuition: $750 members / $800 non-members
Lab fee: $100
Class limit: 6
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The Unfolding Practice workshop is based on the artist book Unfolding Practice: Reflections on Learning and Teaching, created by Arzu Mistry and Todd Elkin. This workshop is for artists from a variety of disciplines, who are interested in sharing and developing processes of reflective practice, and to take a deep dive together into methods of using accordion books as sites for multi-disciplinary reflection, inquiry and art practice. Using a range of book forms and screen-printing techniques, we will document, reflect, plan, and think expansively about our practice as artists.
Arzu Mistry is an educator and artist. She teaches at the Srishti Institute for Art Design and Technology in Bangalore. Arzu maintains a high level of dedication and enthusiasm for the arts, as mediums for pedagogy, advocacy, transformation, and intervention for the building of sustainable inclusive communities. Arzu facilitates the Art in Transit and placeARTS public art projects in the city of Bangalore and internationally with the hope that art can facilitate dialogue between people and the urban spaces they inhabit. Arzu co-facilitates the Accordion Book Project and is the co-creator of the artist book Unfolding Practice: Reflections on Learning and Teaching. Her art and education practice connects teachers, youth and families with place using memory, story, play and art and design practices through inter- disciplinary education and public community art projects, livelihoods training, teacher professional development and educational research and practice.