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Winter Bones Workshop

Winter Bones paper pulp painting workshop at Morrow, in collaboration with Rianne Svelnis for Symbiotic Forms

March 2022

A paper pulp painting workshop with a somatic component focused on sensing the living tissue of our bodies.

The workshop started off with a somatic process to awaken our systems and access the sensation of the material of our bodies, to prepare us for working with organic material, as well as a create a possible source of imagery for making a visual poem.

Participants were then lead through the process of transforming used paper, mixed with found plant materials, to create a pulp painting.  Themes of bones, decomposition, digestion, cycles, subtle structure, and entanglement with the beauty in both living, decaying and ‘waste’ material.



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