Special event Past event Tuesday, 22 June 2021

Online Workshop: Shemza Digital Islamic Painting (13-15 Years)

Part of Refugee Week 2021 and the V&A's Jameel programming.

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Past Event
Online Workshop: Shemza Digital Islamic Painting (13-15 Years) photo

Create your own digital paintings inspired by the work of artist Anwar Jalal Shemza and objects from the V&A collection. Led by renowned multimedia artist Aphra Shemza, develop your digital art skills while learning about the place of migrant voices within British Art History. Please note this online workshop is for young people aged 13-15.

This workshop is centred around the shemza.digital project, a collaboration with computer artist Stuart Batchelor and the Estate of Anwar Jalal Shemza. Shemza.digital is based on the work of Aphra’s grandfather, British/Pakistani painter Anwar Jalal Shemza.

No previous experience needed. Please get a parent or guardian to complete the consent form and email it to us ahead of the event.
This event will take place through Zoom. For this workshop you will be use a free online digital painting tool that requires access to a desktop computer, laptop or tablet.