WORKSHOP Reimagining Landscape - zines & artist books

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WORKSHOP Reimagining Landscape - zines & artist books

Combining collage strategies in a minimal approach for maximum impact, you'll work together to create a small, personal artist book/zine

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Largo Residências Largo Cabeço da Bola 1150-158 Lisboa Portugal

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  • 3 hours
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Combining collage strategies that utilise a minimal approach for maximum impact, you'll work both individually and collaboratively to create a small, handmade artists book.

Utilising collage exercises to open up the creative channels, you will work with the group in selecting and refining imagery. Going deeper into the image structure you will explore methods of abstraction, focusing on colour, texture and symbolism.

Later, through the exploration of storytelling and sequencing images, the book will take shape as either a very personal reflection of an inner journey, or an outward expression of the experience within the workshop. You will finish the book with a simple book binding technique and a cover, and it is ready to take home.

Nina Fraser has been living in Portugal since 2014. She has exhibited her work internationally in galleries, artist run project spaces, festivals and museums. She has extensive management experience as a grassroots community builder, co-founding a community arts cafe and venue in 2008. She facilitates workshops and talks within the visual arts, working with international schools, universities, and independent art venues. In 2020, she co-produced the online platform SUPERSONIC, providing cultural activities to the public while financially supporting artists during the pandemic. Her collages been published in magazines and books, including, most recently; “Collage Care: Transforming Emotions & Life Experiences” edited by Kanyer Art Collection, 2021. Her work is represented in public and private collections worldwide. Website

Collage Working Club (CWC) is a weekly open workspace for artists working in the medium of paper. Organised in the format of alternate ‘drop in’ sessions and workshops masterclasses, it will have both a regular facilitator whilst also involving the artist community in the sharing of knowledge and skills. Providing materials, education and connections is the primary aim of CWC, and it will do this through the interdisciplinary art of collage as both an art form and a tool for personal growth.

​The group is hosted by visual artist Nina Fraser, and occupies a physical space at Largo Residências, working with Residências Refúgio, a cultural and social project in Arroios, Lisbon.