Come along and learn how the art of jogakbo with Steven Park in a class held at our Matatiki Toi Ora Arts Centre workshop, located upstairs in the former Boys’ High building at 28 Worcester Boulevard.
Jogakbo is a traditional Korean style of hand sewn patchwork made from small scraps of different textiles. They were used as domestic wrapping cloths and were meant to bring good luck to whatever was inside.
In this workshop you will learn how to prepare your scraps and the basic stitches that will allow you to make your very own jogakbo. Please bring some scraps of material that you would like to use in making your jogakbo.
This is a workshop suited for adults only, no children please. Masks are required for this workshop
Steven Junil Park is based in Ōtautahi Christchurch, and is currently a part-time resident in the Rekindle workshop funded by Creative New Zealand. He can be found working there most Thursdays. He is the pair of hands behind the label '6x4' under which he explores all manner of objects to do with human living, focusing on apparel. His practice explores and masters object-making including clothing, jewellery, shoes and furniture. He makes individual works that often feature reused, natural dyed, or locally found materials. @6x4online
Participants who have COVID 19 symptoms, or who are required to self-isolate due to being a close contact, must not attend the workshop.
If you need to miss the workshop in order to isolate, we need to be advised of this as soon as possible, so that we can try to fill your space. Depending on the circumstances, you will either be offered a refund or a credit.
Refunds or credits will not be given if participants arrive to the workshop unwell and they will be asked to leave.
We are grateful to be able to offer this workshop because of support from Creative New Zealand, and from Te Matatiki Toi Ora The Arts Centre.
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