Sun. Jan 29th, 2023

LA Carnival on Tour, in partnership with The Metropolis of West Hollywood and Worldwide Eye LA, presents “Music, Masquerade, Spectacle!”, an immersive workshop coming to the West Hollywood Library Group Room at 625 N San Vicente Blvd., on Saturday, February 4th, 2023 from 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. The query being explored is, “How do your values present up in your creativity?”

Worldwide Eye LA, the presenter of “Music, Masquerade, Spectacle!”, will introduce world famend artist Bernard Hoyes because the Featured Artist to work with occasion producer Marie Kellier. Attendees will discover the intersectionality of artwork, tradition and private values. Utilizing inspiration/prompts from the dialogue, individuals will design, fabricate and take dwelling their very own “Karnival Krown” (Headdress), “Karnival Kover” (Jonkonnu masks) or a “Karnival Kick” (ornamental sneakers), guided by Kellier and Hoyes.

Hoyes’ critically acclaimed work, similar to his Revival Collection, are within the collections of luminaries similar to Oprah Winfrey, Keenan Ivory Wayans and Capitol Information in Hollywood, California. He has accomplished commissions everywhere in the world, as distant as China, all through the US and in his dwelling city of Kingston, Jamaica the place he has contributed to the Kingston Restoration venture.

“We like to carry a various group of artists, group members and younger folks collectively to activate public areas the place everybody learns about one another, create artwork and discover humanities matters such because the position of tradition and values in creating private artwork or public spectacles,” mentioned Kellier, Govt Director of Worldwide Eye LA, an award-winning, pre-qualified producer for the Metropolis of LA and Inventive Director of Los Angeles Carnival.

“Music, Masquerade, Spectacle!” facilitates deep discussions about points similar to cultural
fairness and inclusion whereas permitting individuals to create artwork and showcase their artistic imaginative and prescient. This system will culminate with a festive presentation of the artworks with meals, music and an elective LA Carnival membership. The occasion is free however registration by way of Eventbrite is required to make sure applicable supplies can be found for the private artwork items to be made in the course of the workshop. This venture by LA Carnival On Tour is supported partially by an arts grant from the Metropolis of West Hollywood, with extra assist from LA County Division of Arts and Tradition and California Arts Council. It’s sponsored by Worldwide Eye LA and produced by MARIKEL Studios.

LA Carnival On Tour, an award-winning efficiency and academic ensemble includes a numerous collective {of professional} artists, performers and educators who share their love and experience in tradition and the humanities with totally different cultural communities. We train people do every little thing from designing conventional masks and costumes to creating spectacles and studying about Caribbean tradition, music and dance. Over time, the ensemble has grow to be recognized for its excellence in presenting dynamic and energetic performances, partaking with new audiences and championing cultural fairness all through California. The group collaborates with different companions to prepare, plan, and host occasions that commemorate the group’s wealthy and numerous cultural heritage. LA Carnival On Tour’s aim is to carry creativity to the group by creating alternatives for studying and enjoyable. Be a part of the LA Carnival crew and discover your artistic aspect!

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