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Jazz in Pizzazz With Anney Bounpraseuth

9 June 2024

In the Centre for Creativity

Kids & Families

Sunday Morning Artist Adventures

Shooby dooby doo on down to the Centre for Creativity for some interactive life drawing for cool cats and their families.

Creativity is contagious. Pass it on.

Albert Einstein

Jazzy life drawing

Drawing people can be tricky but don't worry, Ms Anney Bee will teach you all about proportions of the body and drawing with feeling... because it don't mean a thing if it ain't got that swing!

Grown-ups and little ones will take turns posing and drawing each other with jazzy costumes and toy instruments on hand in fun drawing games. If you play an instrument, bring it along if you can for a finger snappin' debut in the House.

Presented by Sydney Opera House


Sunday Morning Artist Adventures

The Sydney Opera House's Creative Play program cultivates childrens' creative thinking skills through a series of artist-led making activities that inspire, nurture critical thinking skills, collaboration and making with others. Creative Play spans an electic mix of multidisciplinary alumni, all dedicated to exploring ideas driven by performance playfulness.

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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