Weaving Connections: Figurative and Improvised Mural Making with Tape
This drawing masterclass explored expressive gestural line and figure drawing as a part of collaborative mural making using tape. Participants were introduced to a range of strategies designed to enrich improvised murals with complementary pre-made components. Through a series of exercises designed to scaffold, participants gleaned an understanding of the processes involved in creating collaborative tape art projects.
About the Artists:
An international public art professional creative team from New Zealand, who specialise in developing ephemeral art as part of festivals and exhibitions and public events. The team often work on museums frontages and forecourts as a playful intermediary between cultural institutions and the public. Their projects are characteristically novel and quirky in concept and use and re-use of unexpected materials. Their earliest works was as forerunners of the now burgeoning field of Tape Art developed their skills as improvised drawing performers and socially engaged art practitioners. They are known for their large scale whimsical narratives, tape murals alive with expressive figure drawing and sumptuous detailing.