Apomogy is a community art project that invites people to anonymously apologise through a handmade pom pom. In this workshop, founder Rachel Burke will tell you about the fascinating stories behind some of the more shocking, hilarious, and often emotional, apologies that have come to light through the Apomogy project. Rachel will then teach you how to make your own unique Apomogy pom poms which you can give to the Apomogy project or take home.
What you’ll get:
- Your own colourful Apology pom poms to take home or gift to the Apomogy project
- All the tools, materials and equipment you need to make your own unique Apomogy pom poms
- Snacks and tea, coffee and juice!
What to bring:
- Closed in shoes
- Yourself and keep any apologies in mind that you might like to share for the Apomogy project.
Rachel Burke is a textile artist, clothing designer, and stylist. She is the founder and artist behind Apomogy, a communal art project encouraging people to anonymously apologise through a handmade pom pom.
First gaining recognition in 2012 for her 365 dress-a-day project i make. you wear it. she has since gone on to pave an exciting career as a full-time creative, currently working as the fashion editorial stylist for Frankie Magazine, DIY blogger for BONDS and the Senior Womenswear Designer at Universal Store.
Rachel has worked on a number of self-devised and collaborative projects including Fancy Free, a youtube DIY channel (started alongside Patience Hodgson), Pomiscuity; an exhibition of handmade pom pom sculptures; Craft Captain at Splendour in the Grass (a role she will be reprising in 2016), and Workshop Host for GOMA’s 2016 Cindy Sherman exhibition.
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