ArtMEETS: Photography with Plant Juices!
Facilitator: Teresa Ascencao
Saturday, August 10, 2019 | 1-4pm
St. Matthew’s Clubhouse | 450 Broadview Avenue
Cost: $10 | Register on Eventbrite
ABOUT THE WORKSHOP
Spinach, beets & kale – oh my!
Learn the ins and outs of making anthotype photographs made from plant juice emulsions such as flower petals, roots, and leaves, while also learning about the history of anthotypes. In this workshop, participants will be guided through the entire process from start to finish, including the extraction process, and how to expose your photographs to get the best result!
ABOUT THE FACILITATOR: TERESA ASCENCAO
Teresa Ascencao is a multimedia artist whose work toys with social constructs of body language, costume, customs, and inner corporeal experiences. Teresa was born to Azorean parents in Sao Paulo, Brazil and immigrated to Canada at a young age. She graduated with distinction from the University of Toronto’s Honours Fine Art Studio program and holds an MFA specializing in Media Art from OCAD University. Her work has been exhibited widely in Canada and internationally.
In order to continue to support the ArtMEETS program and its facilitators, as well as to offset the cost of high quality art supplies provided during each workshop, each ArtMEETS workshop will be $10. Payment is to be made online at the time of registration, which will be done via Eventbrite. Payments through Eventbrite can be made with any major credit card, or through PayPal.
Unfortunately, East End Arts is not able of offer refunds or exchanges at this time. If you are not able to attend an ArtMEETS workshop that you’ve registered for, please feel free to transfer your ticket to a friend! If you’re transferring your spot to another person, be sure to email them your ticket or hand it to them personally, and let East End Arts know in advance. Thank you!
To ensure that the cost of each workshop does not serve as a barrier to participation, community members will have the opportunity to participate in an ArtMEETS workshop for free via Energy Exchange! An Energy Exchange is a way for you to pay for an ArtMEETS workshop with energy and time, as opposed to with money. Energy Exchange positions will include setting/packing up tables and chairs before and after an ArtMEETS workshop, participating in an ArtMEETS focus group, and more. Energy Exchange positions will be provided on a first-come, first-serve basis, with preference being given to individuals from low-income households, and/or those who identify as belonging to one or more of the following equity priority groups, as identified by the Toronto Arts Council and the Ontario Arts Council:
- Person of Colour
- Person with Disability/ies
- Person Living with Mental Illness