The Art of Collage Workshop with artist Dunia Barrera
AUGUST 26, 9:30am-12:30pm
Collage is derived from the French ‘papier collé’, (pasted paper) and coller means”to glue” or “to stick together.” It is a technique of art creation, primarily used in the visual arts, but in music too, by which art results from an assemblage of different forms, thus creating a new whole.
Matchboxes: Participants will use their creativity and imagination while learning the steps of designing their own matchbox collage.
ATC’s (Artist Trading Cards): Participants will work in this small format to create collages mixing different elements from real vintage materials to dried flowers. Cards can be brought home or exchanged with others.
Same But Different: A range of techniques will be introduced — ways to cut or tear, composition, playing with words and contrasting elements. We will work with the same input materials such as vintage magazines or posters and observe the varying results.
Register Below. All materials included.
$155 members / $170 non-members
Please note registration and payment for this program is non-refundable. In the event you must cancel, we will consider your purchase a donation and will happily issue you a donation receipt.
Dunia Barrera– (b. Madrid, 1979) is a collage artist currently living and working in Munich, Germany. Barrera comes from an analog photography background, with her work having been exhibited in a solo exhibition at Photo España in 2002. Now focused on the medium of collage, her work will be exhibited at the Carriage Barn in September and has been exhibited at Gallery Anspach in Brussels, among others. She has been featured by Contemporary Collage Magazine and in the publications of Fragmented Collective.Her work is displayed in the collections of the Anthropology Museum of Madrid, the Subway System of Madrid and the Museum Cristobal Gabarron in Valladolid.
“My collage work revolves around language. My main influences are my love of typography, Futurism, and architecture. For me, collage is the perfect medium to express myself. The idea of liberating letters from the meaning we give them as a society fascinates me. Sometimes I use a word or a sentence in my collages as an exercise of stream of consciousness; most of the time with a pinch of irony and humor”