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Shadow Puppet Making: A drop-in workshop with Usma Ashraf

Join artist and workshop leader Usma Ashraf to create, decorate and play with shadow puppets, inspired by our current exhibition, Idols of Mud and Water by Ramesh Mario Nithiyendran.

Shadow Puppet Making: A drop-in workshop with Usma Ashraf

About Shadow Puppet Making: A drop-in workshop with Usma Ashraf

Join artist and workshop leader Usma Ashraf to create, decorate and play with shadow puppets, inspired by our current exhibition, Idols of Mud and Water by Ramesh Mario Nithiyendran (at Tramway until 21 April), and traditional Tamil shadow puppetry (or Tholpavakooth).

This free workshop encourages all ages to get involved in making, decorating and performing with shadow puppets. Make up your own stories full of mythic monsters, heroes and heroines and guardian spirits, or design beautiful figures to decorate your home or give as gifts. Dorp in any time between 1pm and 3pm

Recommended for ages 4+
Young children should be supervised by a parent or guardian.

Keep your eyes peeled for more events and workshops in the coming months as part of our public programme.

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Ramesh Mario Nithiyendran: Idols of Mud and Water

24th November 2023 - 21st April 2024

Idols of Mud and Water is the first institutional solo exhibition in the UK and Europe for the Sydney-based artist, Ramesh Mario Nithiyendran.

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Printshop!

10th February 2024 - 14th April 2024

Printshop! is a participatory print exhibition that everyone can get involved in, centred around a programme of free drop-in printmaking workshops* and Tramway's in-house letterpress.

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