glór in association with Bealtaine: Foraging for Bio-colour – A Workshop with Kari Cahill
Online event from 17th May 2.30pm. Workshop will be viewable on website until May 31st. Duration 30 mins approx.
Foraging for Bio-colour is a video workshop with visual artist Kari Cahill, by glór in association with the Bealtaine Festival.
This workshop is designed to give you the basic knowledge and experience to explore the abundance of colour surrounding you in the landscape. Kari will demonstrate how to forage in the hedgerows and shores of County Clare; identifying plants and gathering seaweed, botanics and earth pigments. She will demonstrate how to process natural materials into pigment and ink.
This workshop will offer an insight into the artist’s interdependent relationship with the Irish ecosystem through art practice, and will give the opportunity for beginners to start an environmentally-friendly art practice.
No previous experience is required. Suitable for all ages, including children with adult supervision.
Videography: Paul Hallahan
About The Artist
Kari Cahill is an artist based out of The Model, Sligo, on the North-west Coast of Ireland. She has presented work throughout Ireland, in France, and more recently in Brazil after she was awarded the Arts Council’s Travel & Training award. She is represented by Graphic Studio Gallery and SO Fine Art. Kari has participated in residencies in India (Space 118, Bombay 2016) and Brazil (Na Casa,Florianopolis 2019). Kari was an invited guest speaker at Basic Talks (2019), Above the Fold (2017), Short Stories (2018) and New Ecologies of Practice, NCAD, 2012. Her projects have been featured in The New York Times, The Guardian, The Irish Times, +Billion- Art Journal, and Bloomers Magazine. Kari is a featured artist on Wild Pigment Project, an artist based resource supporting artists working with natural pigments. Artist website: www.karicahill.com/