Shadow Puppet making: A drop-in workshop with Usma Ashraf

Shadow Puppet making: A drop-in workshop with Usma Ashraf
Date 16th Mar 2024 1.00pm - 3.00pm Price Free - Drop-in - no ticket required Location Tramway View map

Join artist and workshop leader Usma Ashraf to create, decorate and play with shadow puppets, inspired by our current exhibition, Idols of Mud and Water by Ramesh Mario Nithiyendran (at Tramway until 21 April), and traditional Tamil shadow puppetry (or Tholpavakooth).

This free workshop encourages all ages to get involved in making, decorating and performing with shadow puppets.  Make up your own stories full of mythic monsters, heroes and heroines and guardian spirits, or design beautiful figures to  decorate your home or give as gifts. Dorp in any time between 1pm and 3pm

Recommended for ages 4+
Young children should be supervised by a parent or guardian. 


Keep your eyes peeled for more events and workshops in the coming months as part of our public programme. 


Image: Terracotta Figures #78, Ramesh Mario Nithiyendran 2023