Bunjil Place hosts an exciting creative line up surrounding Vera Möller: A Thousand Tides

Bunjil Place is set to awe and inspire audiences with a series of creative events and workshops in conjunction with Dr. Vera Möller’s upcoming exhibition A Thousand Tides showing from Saturday 9 March to Sunday 9 June.

Commisioned by Bunjil Place Gallery, A Thousand Tides celebrates the amazing biosphere of the fauna, flora and terrain of Victoria’s Western Port Bay. It endeavours to increase public awareness of the vital local environment as part of the ART+CLIMATE=CHANGE 2019 festival.

For a relaxing session playing with plants and soil, sustainable living expert Laura Issell will lead a hands-on workshop on Kokedama, everything from eco-friendly materials to time-saving techniques will be covered so individuals can create beautiful Japanese hanging moss balls for displaying plants in on Wednesday 13 March at 7.00 pm – 9.00 pm.

Those looking to explore watercolour techniques can join in and create contemporary artworks inspired by mangroves, seagrasses and other elements of Western Port, in the Marine Foliage Illustration workshop. Wednesday 3 April at 7.00 pm – 9.00 pm.

Designed especially for adults, individuals can Explore Western Port Bay with Vera Möller: Art Making and Talk for a day of discussion and art making onsite at Western Port. Over the course of the day Vera Möller will guide an exploration through the different parts of Western Port at Blind Bight and Warneet, through a day of sketching and sculpting on Saturday 27 April, 9.30 am – 3.30 pm. Materials, transport and a light lunch provided.

A Natural Fabric Dying workshop will allow participants to breathe new life into old, disused garments and fabrics through fabric dying processes and techniques using natural materials such as vegetables and fruit on Wednesday 8 May, 7.00 pm – 9.00 pm.

Recycled Reef and Collaged Creatures will be the perfect school holiday workshop for kids to get crafty with recycled materials to whip up underwater creatures for Bunjil Place’s very own recycled reef, on Tuesday 9, Wednesday 10, Thursday 11, Tuesday 16, Wednesday 17 and Thursday 18 April at 11.00 am – 2.00 pm.

Curious young minds can also join in with the Storytime and Torch Tour, on Tuesday 7 May, 2.00 pm – 3.00 pm and Friday 11 May, 11.00 am – 12.00 pm.

Rounding up the enviro inspired program, individuals can join Artist Talk: Vera Möller for a discussion surrounding the works in A Thousand Tides, and the significance of Western Port on Saturday 25 May at 3.30pm.

ART+CLIMATE=CHANGE 2019 is a socially-engaged festival of climate change related arts and ideas featuring curated exhibitions and theatre works alongside a series of keynote lectures, events and public forums featuring local and international guests.

 

Vera Möller: A Thousand Tides 

Saturday 9 March – Sunday 9 June 2019

Tuesday to Sunday, 10.00 am – 5.00 pm

Bunji Place Gallery

Entry is Free

 

Kokedama Workshop

Wed 13 March, 7.00 – 9.00 pm

Bunji Place Gallery

Bookings essential

 

Marine Follage Illustration Workshop

Wed 3 April, 7.00 – 9.00 pm

Bunji Place Gallery

Bookings essential

 

Recycled Reef and Collaged Creatures

Tue 9, Wed 10, Thu 11 April, Tue 16, Wed 17, The 18 April, 11.00 am – 2.00 pm

Bunji Place Plaza

Entry is Free

 

Explore Western Port Bay with Vera Moller: Art Making and Talk

Sat 27 April, 9.30 am – 3.30 pm

Meet at Bunji Place Gallery

Bookings essential

 

Storytime and Torch Tour

Tue 7 and Fri 11 May

Tue 2.00 – 3.00 pm, and Fri 11.00 am – 12.00 pm

Bunji Place Library

Suitable for children aged 3 – 5 years

Entry is Free

 

Natural Fabric Dying Workshop

Wed 8 May

7.00 – 9.00 pm

Bunji Place Gallery

Bookings essential

 

Artist Talk: Vera Möller

Sat 25 May

3.30 pm

Bunji Place Gallery

Entry is Free