Animating the Inanimate Workshop w/ Pippa Lattey
Tuesday, March 10, at 7pm
AKA/PAVED Arts Event Space
Let inanimate objects take the creative lead! Listen to your non-human and non-organic companions, and help them to express their innermost desires. Does that muffin want to roll over and play dead? Does that pencil want to tap tap tap across the table?
In this low-tech workshop with Vancouver-based artist Pippa Lattey, participants will make their own kinetic sculptures. Pippa will also introduce simple mechanical and electronic ways to move things. Bring along your own inanimate object or use the materials provided.
This activity takes a literal interpretation of post-humanism, with the human artist as creative facilitator for non-human materials.
Artist Bio /
Pippa Lattey from lives in Vancouver BC, where she works mostly with sculpture, movement, and sound. Her work has been shown in galleries in BC and Washington State. After completing her BFA at Emily Carr University of Art and Design in 2016, she completed a permanent outdoor sculpture Gestures of Birds, was awarded a BC Arts Council Early Career Development Grant, for a mentorship with artist Luke Blackstone, and a Canada Council project grant for a kinetic sculpture with Vancouver artist and musician Al Neil’s old piano.
Pippa Lattey is PAVED Arts March 2020 artist-in-residence. Her exhibition, Into Orbit, will be on view from March 20 to April 25, 2020.
No experience necessary!
Non-members: $50 (Price of membership at time of registration or $25 for students/underemployed)
To register for this workshop, email firstname.lastname@example.org