ELEVATE 2020/21 – Spring Masterclass Series (Part 3)

Time: Various

Date: 27 April 2021 to 11 May 2021

Location: Online - via Zoom

Tutor: Various

Price: £12 - with bursaries available

All masterclasses will be delivered online via Zoom

Thur 29 April
14.00 - 15.30 GMT.
Illustrative Face Painting
with Ning-Ning Li
An opportunity to discover the process and creative thought behind creating unique illustrative face painting from artist and musician Ning-Ning Li. Ning-Ning will be sharing her techniques, practical application, and creative ideas behind creating her beautiful designs.
Cost: £12 with an allocation of free bursary places available to those who would not be able to attend otherwise.
Capacity: 15 places
Info and Booking: Eventbrite Booking Link

Fri 30 April
10.00-12.00 GMT.
The Creative Process: From Concept to Reality
with Dan Potra
Want to get behind the scenes insight to the creative process behind some of the world’s biggest cultural events? Are you a budding designer looking to work in outdoor arts? Or are you keen on understanding more about to process of bringing a concept into reality?
Award-winning Production Designer Dan Potra will be sharing his creative process, portfolio and experiences in this one-off event. He is currently working as Creative Director on Manchester Day Parade with Walk the Plank.
Cost: £12 with an allocation of free bursary places available to those who would not be able to attend otherwise.
Capacity: 30 places
Info and Booking: Eventbrite Booking Link

Tues 11 May
14.00 - 15.30 GMT.
Collaborating in Nature: Introduction to Indigenous Perspectives on Climate and Racial Justice
with Dr. Alexandra P. Alberda & Nathan Winterbone
How might Indigenous Knowledge and creative practices inform our work around climate and racial justice? How might we start to build multi-cultural collaborations that also consider land, animals, and plants as partners? The workshop seeks to introduce participants to Traditional Ecological Knowledges and Indigenous arts-based climate action, while providing participants tools to start these conversations in regards to their own practice and how they might reach out to new collaborators and communities.
This 90-minute workshop comprises of introductory mini-masterclasses on Indigenous Perspectives on climate and racial justice, small group self-reflexive activities, exploration of an Indigenous artistic case study, and large group discussion.
Cost: £12 with an allocation of free bursary places available to those who would not be able to attend otherwise.
Capacity: 35 places
Info and Booking: Eventbrite booking Link

Booking & Wait List Information
Places are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis and there is a waiting list.

Due to the unique way Elevate is funded and run, each masterclass has an allocation of bursary funded, free places available on application to support those who would not be able to attend otherwise.

Cancellation and Refund Policy
If, after booking, you know that you can no longer attend, please contact us on info@walktheplank.co.uk and we will release your place to the waiting list.

Refunds are only available up to 7 days before the event.

Walk the Plank reserves the right to postpone/cancel the event relating to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Refunds will be available if we cancel this event.

Who are these masterclasses for?
These masterclasses are designed for artists and creatives, especially those interested in outdoor arts practice and new technologies. Priority will be given to practitioners in the North West.

ELEVATE is a Walk the Plank and Manchester City Council development programme supported by Arts Council England.

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