ARA ORUN KINKIN - MASQUERADES - MYTHOLOGY WORKSHOP

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Presented by Big Medium and ARTWITHAKIRASH at SPRINGDALE GENERAL, Austin, TX TX

Nov 10
ARA ORUN KINKIN - MASQUERADES - MYTHOLOGY WORKSHOP

This 1st part of the project is to introduce the community of Austin to Ara Orun Kinkin’s project through workshop during the east studio tour which is one time that many people in Austin comes out to enjoy Art at Large.

“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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This workshop is free, is open to any one, come with your family and all materials will be provide to you to work with.

 

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SPRINGDALE GENERAL

1023 SPRINGDALE ROAD, Austin, TX, TX 78702

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    • Wheelchair Access

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