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Astronomical Crowns with Anney Bounpraseuth

10 December 2023

In the Centre for Creativity

Kids & Families

Sunday Morning Free Creative Play | Ages 7 - 11 | Create a starry headpiece inspired by the Christmas Tree Cluster constellation or a star pattern in space in this holiday workshop. 

Creativity is contagious. Pass it on.

Albert Einstein

Design and create your own starry headpiece

In this holiday workshop, you will create a starry headpiece inspired by the Christmas Tree Cluster constellation or star pattern in space. You will be using fun techniques that can be recreated at home, such as marbling with shaving cream and colouring aluminium foil for stars.

Sydney Opera House Presents

 

Meet the artist

Anney Bounpraseuth

Anney Bounpraseuth is an Australian-born artist of Laotian heritage who reinterprets matriarchal traditions through painting, textiles, and sculpture to assert self-determined identity.

Bounpraseuth describes her kitsch, vivid and intensely patterned aesthetic as Cabracadabra or ‘South East Asian mum-style’ in honour of her mother Chockeo who came from Laos to Australia as a refugee migrant, raising her family in Cabramatta, a suburb of South West Sydney. Bounpraseuth cites her mother's clashing wardrobe and interior decorating style with fake flowers, imitation antiques and mismatched textiles as her main artistic influence.

Bounpraseuth has been featured on ABC TV and iView, ABC Radio National, FBI Radio’s Canvas program and Frankie Magazine. In 2019, she was a finalist for the Hidden Rookwood Sculpture Exhibition and Prize. She has presented in various galleries across NSW with solo exhibitions at Fairfield City Museum and Art Gallery and Bankstown Arts Centre. In 2018, she curated the February ARTBAR at the Museum of Contemporary Art.

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