APPLY by 15 January 2020!
HELEN’S DRESS – Textile Art, Embroidery, Story Telling, Mythology, Performance, Soft sculpture, Jewellery.
Intensive 7-day artist residency + workshop + public presentation in Leonidio/Arcadia-Greece
Description of the residency program
The Helen’s Dress workshop addresses international artists or writers or culture/art historians/theorists with a strong interest in a contemporary interpretation of Greek mythology, narrative, textile art, embroidery, fashion, design.
The workshop offers a maximum of 4 artists the opportunity to broaden their practice in textile art and embroidery, enrich their knowledge on the compatibility of Greek myhology to give valuable answers to contemporary dilemmas, discover the beauty of symbols and visual language of Greece’s embroidery motifs, deal with the concept of faith, love, betrayal, improvise of their own version of Helen’s myth.
The Helen’s Dress workshop focuses on the trinity embroidery – narrative – participative performance The workshop in Leonidio (Arcadia-Peloponnese) includes accommodation+breakfast, embroidery/narrative/mythology/Greek textile workshops, a guided visit in a…
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