WIRED OPEN LABS 2020: CORROSION CASTING
Gavin Burland, Manager of Technical Operations, Sydney School of Veterinary Science has joined the RIP team.
Together, we will be launching Australia's first 2-day beginner Corrosion Casting Workshop.
IN THIS 2 DAY WORKSHOP YOU WILL LEARN:
Throughout Day 1 you will get hands on and learn how to prepare and identify the anatomy, tie off and resin inject a sheep's heart. You will also attend an informative seminar on the history of corrosion casting and learn how to chemically macerate your specimen.
On day 2 you will prepare your own pre-macerated specimen for mounting and will learn the basics of installation.
Who Should Attend?
Adults with a curious mind. If you are under 18 please contact us prior to booking.
What You'll Get
At the end of the workshop you will walk away with a deeper knowledge of this fascinating scientific process and your very own gorgeous corrosion cast heart in a glass dome.
As usual, the RIP team will take care of everything for you. All necessary tools along with your specimen, dome, apron, snacks, drinks, lunch and even wine will be provided throughout.
You will also have the option of purchasing a take home kit to practice your newly acquired skills in your own time.
What to bring
Camera or camera phone. And get ready to #thewiredlab #restinpieces and feel free to add @restinpieces as well as @TheWiredLab to your instagram.
To avoid waste, please bring your own water bottle and keep cup!
DATE & TIME
Saturday 17 October, 2020
1:00pm - 9:00pm
Sunday 18 October, 2020
11:00am - 6:00pm
Jugiong Memorial Hall
299 Riverside Drive
Jugiong, NSW 2726
$950 per ticket (GST inc)
24 places available
Payment plans are now available for those wishing to purchase tickets this way.
For more information please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Take Home Kits
We have 2 take home kit options listed. Each kit includes:
- Frozen pluck (specimen)
- The tools and chemicals for either all of the corrosion casting OR corrosion casting and installation into a glass dome (Please refer to the ticket type for details)
- The full list of instructions of the 2 day workshop
Ticket plus half kit is $1225
Ticket plus full kit is $1345
CREATIVE KIDS - NSW GOVT $100 VOUCHERS
The Wired Lab is a registered provider of the NSW Government ‘Creative Kids’ Program, which entitles parents and carers of young people (18 years and under) to a $100 voucher towards creative activities. One voucher per child is available on an annual basis.
Most of our workshops are accessible to mature teens or children accompanied by an adult.
Parents and guardians of participants under 18 should contact us directly before enrolling.
To claim your voucher the parent/guardian needs to establish a Service NSW account and apply for a Creative Kids Voucher
Once your voucher is issued contact us to reserve your child's place in a workshop.
Please provide the child's full name, date of birth and the voucher number.
If the workshop place is more than $100, we will invoice you for the balance of the fee.
This venue is wheelchair accessible.
The Wired Open Labs workshops are presented in a range of venues where varying access needs can be met.
We have endeavoured to make our workshops as accessible as possible.
Please contact us with any other specific access needs before purchasing a ticket to ensure we meet your requirements.
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Natalie Delaney-John started Australia’s first ever taxidermy workshops in 2014. She quickly recognised a need for greater access to the dying arts – ‘dying’ both in terms of skill sets no longer being taught in this country as well as a safe space to engage in dialogue on topics surrounding death.
Through the expansion and popularity of her curriculum it has become clear that the bookishness of modern science and the elitism of academia can often serve to isolate people or prevent access to this rich and rewarding knowledgebase.
Natalie’s unique education model has seen her and her team tour nationally and internationally. Together they have taught people from all walks of life including those with a curious mind through to museum staff, teaching faculty, lecturers and academic students.
The current suite of knowledge includes:
- Skeletal Articulation
- Entomology (butterfly and moth pinning and preservation)
This project is assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body.
The Wired Lab is supported by the NSW Government through Create NSW.
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