|Bendigo Art Gallery, 42 View Street , Bendigo VIC 3550|
Everyone turns into a monster when they are hungry. When you are hungry what sort of monster do you become?
Join artist Sai-Wai Foo, star of Channel 10’s Making It, in a hands-on workshop where kids will create a special creature and mask based on their favourite foods.
Through her art Sai-Wai explores ideas about belonging and identity, often using repurposed materials to give them new life.
The program is for children aged 4 - 7 years, and their accompanying adult to do together.
Sai-Wai Foo is a Malaysian-born Chinese, Naarm/Melbourne-based artist. Her work explores ideas about belonging and identity, often using repurposed materials to give them new life.
She holds a BA(Hons.) in Fashion from RMIT university and her training in fashion design influences and informs her practice through technique, finish and materials. Working primarily in paper and textiles Foo is a bricoleur who collects discarded and redundant items, deftly synthesizing them into new sculptural forms.
Find Sai-Wai's work in Have You Eaten?, a collaborative exhibition with ceramicist Vipoo Srivilasa celebrating food, friendship, and cultural identity.
Delicate works of hand-painted porcelain and textile sculptures explore the central place of food in diasporic communities as a source of nourishment, pleasure and connection.