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An Evening on the Art of Taxidermy

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The WIRED Lab introduces NATALIE DELANEY-JOHN from REST IN PIECES as SHE presentS AN EVENING ON THE ART OF TAXIDERMY.

NAT IS ALSO PRESENTING A TWO DAY, HANDS-ON WORKSHOP EXPERIENCE FOR THE WIRED LAB, TEACHING AN INTRODUCTION TO TAXIDERMY WORKSHOP ACROSS THE WEEKEND OF 9-10 SEPTEMBER.

 

JOIN US FOR

A talk that educates attendees on the gothic and exotic art of taxidermy, it's history, and some of the practicalities on how it's done.

What You'll Get

In this two hour long exploration the audience will be given an introductory talk about the history, process, and ethics of taxidermy, and Nat will cover the questions she is more frequently asked about her craft.

This will be followed by a 30 minute skinning demonstration, which showcases some of taxidermy's beauty live, followed by a 30-minute Q&A for participants to delve deeper into understanding this unique art.

Beverages will also be provided.

What to bring 

A curious mind.

DATE & TIME

Saturday 9 Setpember 2017
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Location

Exhibition Space, The Arts Centre Cootamundra
18-20 Wallendoon Street, Cootamundra, New South Wales 2590

cOST

$50 per ticket (GST inc)
80 places available

If you are under 18 please contact us prior to booking.

Contact Details

Anna Schoo | The WIRED Lab | anna@wiredlab.org

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ABOUT NATALIE

Natalie Delaney-John has traveled far and wide to learn the art of taxidermy and has been mentored by some of the world's best and most awarded taxidermists. Now an award-winning taxidermist herself, she is the proud founder of Rest in Pieces, which launched Australia's first taxidermy workshop, talks and DIY Taxidermy Revival Kits.

In 2016 the R.I.P team expanded to bring you Skeletal Articulation and Intermediate Taxidermy classes.

2017 is proving to be even larger with the team now growing to five teachers and spreading their wings to bring you a new beginner entomology class.

Rest in Pieces has been featured on SBS, ABC and Channel 10 television, in print in the Age and the Guardian and regularly appears on-air with both local and national radio stations.

www.restinpieces.com.au

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This project has been assisted by the Australian government through the Department of Communication and the Arts’ Catalyst—Australian Arts and Culture Fund'.

The Wired Lab is supported by the NSW Government through Arts NSW.