Here Lives Our Culture Chinese Art and Craft Pop Up

Image of a traditional red Chinese woven knot, against a red decorative image.
Chinese knotting.

Foyer, Arts West Building Parkville campus

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Join Archives and Special Collections for a fun Chinese art and craft making pop up, celebrating our exhibition Here Lives Our Culture in the Baillieu Library. Try your hand at Chinese brush painting guided by artist and teacher Echo Wu and learn how to create your own Chinese knot to take home or gift to a friend using a traditional weaving technique, with staff from the Museum of Chinese Australian History.

At this event you can:

- Learn a traditional Chinese artform or craft

- Have fun and meet other students

- Create your own work to take home or gift to friends

Come and join us, bring  your friends and take a mindful moment away from study!

Echo Wu is a Chinese-Australian artist born in Nanning, China. Echo studied Chinese Brush Painting in Nanjing Normal University. Along with teaching at her studio in Melbourne Echo also facilitates workshops at schools, community centers, libraries, artist societies, galleries and with corporate clients. With more than a decade of teaching experience, Echo has earned an strong reputation in both her teaching and artistic practice.

The Museum of Chinese Australian History collects material that contributes to the history of Chinese Australians and the cultural and historic interaction between the people of Australia and China. Their mission is to enrich the understanding of Chinese Australians through the presentation and celebration of a shared history, heritage, and culture.

This event is presented in collaboration with the Museum of Chinese Australian History.