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Backstrap Weaving Workshop!

Friday, June 25 at 5:00 PM

free entry
Online tickets not available

Friday, June 25 at 5PM

Backstrap Weaving Workshop!

39-31 29th Street, Long Island City, NY, USA

free entry
Online tickets not available
Backstrap Weaving Workshop

Friday, June 25
5 - 6:30pm
Join for a special backstrap weaving workshop with Cynthia Alberto, a special guest artist from the Weaving Hand. 
* At the Windmill Community Garden

This workshop is part of an ongoing drop-in workshop by Lulu Varona held between June 23rd - June 30th, from 1 - 5pm.
In the Flux Factory Gallery* Drop-in attendance!

*Masks are required to be warn inside the gallery.

Program Description

Bienvenidxs, will be an installation of an embroidery workshop open to the public hosted by Lulu Varona. Learning how to embroider while collaborating on a table cloth. Materials will be provided, no need to have previous experience. Come to learn, relax, chat and have fun. This project is possible thanks to the Queens Council for the Arts.

Artist Bio

Maria Lulu Varona (b. 1993, San Juan, Puerto Rico) lives and works between Puerto Rico and New York City. Varona learned her embroidery techniques from her grandmother growing up applying it to make works addressing contemporary conditions. She has exhibited at Bronx Art Space, New York (2017) Roberto Paradise, San Juan, Puerto Rico (2017), Flux Factory, Brooklyn, NY (2019), MACO Feria de arte, Mexico City (2020), Embajada, San Juan Puerto Rico (2020), amongst other group shows at independent galleries spaces. Also have participated in art-residencies such as International Studio and Curatorial Program in Brooklyn, NYC (2018), Flux Factory in Queens, NYC (2019), Program for Independent studies at the Contemporary Arts Museum of Puerto Rico (2020), and at Artist Cooperative Residency and Exhibitions in rural southwest Wisconsin (2021).
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