Strength of Silent Voices - Ava Tapestry Class


Strength of Silent Voices displays the early stages of learning the skill of woven tapestry. Guided by experienced weavers, the classes bring together women from different backgrounds who are rebuilding their lives in Australia. By exploring colour and shape they are learning to translate their memories and feelings into images.

Through tapestry they have found their voices and are empowered to tell their stories, weaving conversation together with friendship at the same time as they weave threads. As some have said; “… weaving is our silent voice of our painful time - in the past and present - and talks about our feelings and what we are thinking.”

Image credit:
Z. Kakavand
Women in Power, 2018 - 19
Woven thread on loom  

Thursday 30 May – Wednesday 3 June 2019

Hume Global Learning Centre - Broadmeadows
1093 Pascoe Vale Road, Broadmeadows

Gallery Hours

Monday – Thursday: 10am - 8pm
Friday: 10am - 5pm
Saturday: 10am - 4pm
Sunday: 1pm - 4pm

Updated : 12:56 PM, 30 July 2019

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