Event Pasifika Weaving Workshop

Pasifika Weaving Workshop

With Maryann Talia Pau

26 August 2017
2pm–4pm

  • Event Cost:
    Free

Join artist and weaver Maryann Talia Pau, co-founder of the Pacific Women’s Weaving Circle and founder of the One Million Stars to End Violence project, as she brings her extensive knowledge to the IMA for an afternoon of weaving.

Pau will teach basic weaves with contemporary materials, including the Pasifika star and plait weaves, which are used in traditional Samoan mats and bags. Workshop participants are invited to join the weaving circle, learn basic techniques, and share stories.

This event is part of the IMA’s Queensland Multicultural Month celebrations. Tickets are $30 per workshop for non-IMA members, and $20 per workshop for IMA members. Book your tickets on Eventbrite here.

Workshop Cancellation Policy

Please note that if minimum numbers are not reached this workshop will be cancelled. Participants will be notified of cancellation 72 hours prior to the workshop date and refunded accordingly.

Participant Cancellation Policy

Bookings cancelled up to one week prior to the start of the workshop will be fully refunded.

Bookings cancelled within a week prior to the start of the workshop will receive a 50% refund.

Unfortunately, we are unable to refund bookings cancelled within 24 hours prior to the start of the workshop.

Guest Info
  • Maryann Talia Pau

    Born in Apia, Samoa and raised in Auckland, Aotearoa New Zealand Maryann Talia Pau is a maker and practising weaver. She is a co-founder of the Pacific Women’s Weaving Circle (2010) and founder of the One Million Stars to End Violence project (2012), an international weaving project inviting people to weave one million stars as symbols of light and peace, displaying at the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games. Pau’s practice is based on exchange and collaboration. Her woven breastplates have been acquired by the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) and have shown in the Art of the Pacific Gallery, NGV international (2010). Her work was also featured in the L’Oreal Melbourne Fashion Festival in 2011 as a collaboration with The Social Studio.

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