Carnival Mask Workshop with Artist-in-Residence, Alex Kahn


Mar
28
2013

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  • Host Department: Lloyd Hall Scholars Program
  • Date: 03/28/2013
  • Time: 06:00PM - 09:00PM

  • Location: ALH, Art Studio

  • Description:

    Visual artist Alex Kahn offers a hands-on workshop in the art of traditional Carnival mask-making. Drawing on masquerade cultures from medieval Europe, to Cajun Mardi Gras in Louisiana, to the post-colonial Caribbean, Alex will introduce students to a centuries-old technique for creating and animating Carnival scrim-masks. Workshop participants will be encouraged to perform their creations as part of Festifools on April 7.
    Workshop:  Thursday, March 28, 2013 in the Art Studio, 1st floor, ALH.  ALL are Welcome!  (LHSP students receive credit for participation)