Workshop description: This workshop will begin with a short presentation by Sam Widin, who will share fun facts about his research on native bird species. Participants will then work with Jodie to design and develop their own native Australian bird print using foam and water-based ink.
About the facilitators:
Sam Widin is a PhD candidate in the Department of History at the University of Sydney. He has worked as a tutor in the Environmental Humanities at UNSW, and a number of research assistant positions at USyd. His work focuses on extinction, multispecies studies and environmental history. His PhD is looking at the small and declining population of palm cockatoos in the Cape York Peninsula.
Jodie Swan is the Creative Learning Manager at Ngununggula and a keen maker, crafter and designer. Jodie has an Honours in Visual Arts (University of Sydney) and a Bachelor of Teaching (University of Technology Sydney). Jodie worked as a secondary school Visual Arts teacher for over ten years before joining the team at Ngununggula and loves to support young people to make and create.