In this participatory workshop for adults, join Oxford-based artist Madi Acharya-Baskerville to create small mixed media sculptures in response to the work in the Kiki Smith exhibition.
Using found materials such as wood collected from forests and plastic, rubber and other debris, participants will create 3-D works of their own.
In this workshop there will also an emphasis on the use of patterns from different cultures and incorporating these into the sculptures by using hand made paper and painting techniques coupled with the emphasis on the importance of recycling that is that is now so crucial to our environment.
Madi Acharya-Baskerville graduated with an MA in Fine Art at University of Wales Institute, Cardiff. Since then she has participated in group and solo exhibitions in the UK, France and Germany including Ovada Gallery in Oxford and Frauenmuseum in Germany. Her project ‘Sanctuary’ was shown at National Museum of Kenya, Nairobi in 2011 followed by Brunei Gallery, London in 2013. Her sculpture, ‘The Bride’ was selected for the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition in 2016. In 2017 she had a solo exhibition ‘Absent Beach’ at Vinyl Gallery, Deptford. In 2018 her work featured in ‘Fe/Male’ at Air Gallery, Manchester, she co-curated ‘Objection’ a group exhibition at Angus-Hughes Gallery, London and her work was also selected for ‘and the value of nothing’ at Studio 1:1 Gallery, London. Most recent exhibitions include ‘Dancing with the corporeal’ at No Format Gallery, ‘by the way’ at Lewisham Art House, London and ‘Parallel Line: Drawing and Sculpture’ at The Lightbox, Woking, She has a solo exhibition at Magdalen Art Space, Magdalen Road Studios in Oxford (10-13thOctober). www.madiacharya-baskerville.org