Hybrid Forms

Pera Kids
Ages 7-12

  • August 5, 2021 / 14:00

Inspired by the exhibition “A Question of Taste” that focuses on the close relationship of kitsch with contemporary visual culture as well as its critical role in shaping taste, we talk about the concept of taste. With inspiration from the artist Bruno Miguel, who transforms porcelains into his artwork “These People in the Dining Room” with materials including foam, wire, papier maché as well as vibrant colors; we create original sculptures using a combination of porcelain toys, play dough, chenille and model trees. This workshop works on 3D designs, spurs our creativity and gives us a platform to visualize what is imagined and express it freely through materials.

Related exhibition: A Question of Taste

Play dough
Porcelain toy (A different toy model will be sent to everyone.)
Chenille (2 pieces)
Model tree

Ages: 7-12
10 participants
1 hour 

Fee per workshop: 110 TL

Participants will receive a certificate of participation via e-mail. After an online guided 3D tour of the exhibition, students attend a related workshop on the Zoom Meeting app.

Please make sure that your camera and microphone are on so as to be able to see the attendees and communicate personal instructions. All the attendees are considered to have agreed to that at registration.

Important Note: Every ticket holder will have a package sent to them via courier services. The package contains materials to be used in the workshop.

To receive the materials, please email us at ogrenme@peramuzesi.org.tr with your reference number, name, phone number, mailing address, and email address after purchasing your ticket.

Courier: Ticket price includes delivery fee. The cargo will be sent by Pera Museum. Average delivery time is 3 work days for Istanbul and 5 work days for other cities. Pera Museum is not responsible for delays resulting from the delivery company. Return or change is not available.

PERAcard FAMILY members are eligible for discount rates.
For more information: ogrenme@peramuzesi.org.tr

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