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26th February 2018 09:00 - 17:00

 

Level: Beginners

Date: Monday 26 February

Time: 9am – 5pm

Cost: £80 includes all materials and light refreshments

About The Workshop:

An Introductory class to Taxidermy, where the pupil will learn how to skin, stuff and preserve a rodents skin. This class is not for the faint hearted or the weak stomached. Pupils must be aged 16 or over and sign a waiver form discounting The Steel Rooms and tutor of any responsibility surrounding injury or illness.

More about Amy

Amy Hewitt’s practice is concerned primarily with sculpture, performance and narrative. Her work focuses upon invoking the Other through the application of the Monstrous, the Abject and the Uncanny. She engages with phenomenology of the internal and external via the investigation of surface; with a fascination for what lies outside – beyond standard perception, cognition and experience. Her work aims to give a physical form to the narrative that underpins her practice. Through a process of intuitive making Hewitt binds disparate material into otherworldly forms. Hewitt graduated with an MA in Fine Art from the University of Lincoln 2016.

To book a place on this or any of our other workshops, call in to our shop or telephone 01652 657256. Please note, to ensure your place is secured on any of our workshops, we ask that payment is made in full at the point of booking.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR WORKSHOPS

Payment is non refundable unless we are able to fill your space. In the event of cancellation no less than 14 days prior to the workshop date the credit may be transferred. If The Steel Rooms cancels a workshop you will be entitled to a full refund or to transfer payment to another workshop. If a session which has been prepaid at the discounted rate is cancelled, the discounted rate will carry over to the next workshop.

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