Writing, Course for Children. Collections Building, 2019. Photo: Sharjah Art Foundation

Session Description

From Words to Characters
Workshop for Children

Date: Saturday, 18 January 2020
Timings: 11:00 am–1:00 pm
Location: Bait Obaid Al Shamsi, Arts Square
Ages: 11–15
Languages: Arabic and English
This workshop is inspired by Bani Abidi’s series ‘The Man Who…’, in which she portrays semi-fictional characters based on people whose unconventional achievements found their way into The Guinness Book of Records. Participants in this workshop will create drawings of characters they select from poetry books and then colour them with watercolours.


Registrations for this workshop has closed.

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This event is free and open to the public. All materials are provided by Sharjah Art Foundation.