Queer Storytelling through Stop-Motion Animation with Kerri Flannigan
Friday, March 16
3:30 to 5:00 pm
Ages 14+, FREE
Saturday, March 17
1:00 to 4:00pm
Ages 14+, FREE
Join us in our studios with Victoria-based artist Kerri Flannigan for a Queer Storytelling through Stop-Motion Animation workshop.
Participants in this two-part workshop will explore using short stop-motion animation as a way of sharing personal experiences from queer perspectives.
On Friday, March 16, participants will learn about different ways of telling stories through art and engage in activities that explore themes of how our intersectional identities (such as race, age, gender and sexuality) impact how we experience different places.
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Parvana is an 11-year-old girl growing up under the Taliban in Afghanistan in 2001. When her father is wrongfully arrested, Parvana cuts off her hair and dresses like a boy in order to support her family. Working alongside her friend Shauzia, Parvana discovers a new world of freedom and danger. With undaunted courage, Parvana draws strength from the fantastical stories she invents, as she embarks on a quest to find her father and reunite her family.
March 9-17, 2018
Old Courthouse Cultural Centre (7 Seymour Street W, Kamloops)
Opening Reception (all welcome): Friday, March 9, 5-8pm
Looking for original, affordable artwork? Be sure to visit the Kamloops Arts Council’s Art Exposed Regional Exhibition, running March 9-17, 2018.
The exhibit kicks off Friday, March 9 with an Opening Reception — all welcome — from 5-8pm, featuring refreshments and local wine (cash bar).
“Each year, visitors remark they are amazed at the variety of artwork available and that the quality of the exhibition just keeps getting better,” says Lorel Sternig, Kamloops Arts Council events and programs manager.
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