Part time mermaid, full time fibre artist, Aly de Groot, weaves the tragic tale of sea life in the plastic age. As a child she was often in trouble for cutting her Barbie dolls hair. Join her on her not-so-grown-up quest to up-cycle and liberate Barbie, weaving her a tail from ghost nets and other marine detritus.
Location: Rainbow Serpent Festival Victoria
Did you know that the collective word for jellyfish is a‘smack’? Jellyfish are plaguing oceans worldwide. Creatively come together with other curious crafters to tackle this ecological imbalance using basket making processes along with fishing-line and other recycled materials to weave a jellyfish with local fibre artist, Aly de Groot.
Location: Darwin, Australia
a Visual Arts Festival, showcasing over 150 of Australia's most innovative contemporary artists from across Australia..
Location: City of Ballarat located,Western Victoria, Australia
The festival is a celebration of fibre arts and artists as well as a gathering of like minded individuals who want to come together to create, share, nurture and connect with others.
This gathering will run for three days and two nights in the beautiful Sunshine Coast Hinterland, Queensland. The site is just over 2 hours drive from the Gold Coast and 1 1/2 hours from Brisbane city.
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Location: Sunshine Coast, Queensland