ARA ORUN KINKIN - MASQUERADES - MYTHOLOGY WORKSHOP

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Presented by ARTWITHAKIRASH and George Washington Carver Museum and Cultural Center at George Washington Carver Museum & Cultural Center, Austin TX

Feb 16
ARA ORUN KINKIN - MASQUERADES - MYTHOLOGY WORKSHOP

This workshop is to introduce the community of Austin to Ara Orun Kinkin’s project through workshop which will be inspire by the costumes/ mask and symbols so participants can tell their own stories by using common materials to create masks.

“My current research is focused on the cloth of the masquerades of the Egungun Festival in Bahia, Brazil and parts of West Africa. I delve into the symbols and traditions of the costumes and masks, the trans-Atlantic connection between Brazilian and West African traditions, as well as how these traditions of costume and dance can be used to speak to current conflicts in the world.

The Bahia have a close connection to the Yoruba people of Nigeria through the slave trade and they still keep the

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ADMISSION INFO

FREE ADMISSION

Contact: 5126931698

Email: artistsrootsembassy@yahoo.com

INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

Additional time info:

The workshop will commence 12 noon and it will close 3 pm. Is free for everyone, all families are invited, there is no ages barrier. All materials to work with will be provide.

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* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

George Washington Carver Museum & Cultural Center

1165 Angelina Street, Austin, TX 78702

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