Tafta Inc is a not for profit organisation .
Founded in 2014 by Larissa Murdock and Bronwyn Packwood for the promotion of the creative arts community.
Geelong Fibre Forum will be held on the
1st October to 7th Oct, 2017,
at Geelong Grammar, Corio.
This class will make improvised constructed sculptures with the student’s own collected
objects using simple and effective hand tool methods. Screwing, wiring, riveting,
and using modelling materials to make joins between objects will be utilised. This
workshop will then explore practical methods of felting around various parts of the
sculptures or objects. We will learn different ways to accommodate the migration
of the fibres around a solid object, to achieve a well-
Other Tutors @ Geelong Fibre Forum
Anita Larkin (Aust) -
50 Biddlecombe Avenue,
Corio VIC 3214
Anita Larkin is a sculptor working in the medium of handmade felt, lifecasting and assemblages of collected objects since 1993. She is represented by Defiance Gallery in Sydney and has a Bachelor of Visual Arts from SCA. Larkin's textile sculptures have shown in The Wynne Prize at Art Gallery NSW, The Museo del Tessuto in Italy, The Blake Prize, The International World Textile Art Biennial of Contemporary Art, Sculptural Felt International, and The 2nd Tamworth Textile Triennial. Her sculpture is held in national collections including The Australian War Memorial Art Collection. She has been teaching felt making and sculpture for 22 years.
Residential Shared $1050
(All meals included)
Residential Single $1150
(Includes all lunches, daily “facilities’ charge, access to all talks, extra activities plus morning and afternoon tea)