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Workshop | IN THIS HOUSE : Building and Storytelling |Facilitated by Talysha Bujold-Abu

IN THIS HOUSE is a community storytelling project focusing on states of play at the intersection of form and narrative. Where and how do we belong? In belonging, where and how do we define home? IN THIS HOUSE is an experimental response to collecting. In this two-part workshop, participants will create a house (small sculpture, drawing, collage) and create a short story based on their work. Pre-registration is required. Space is limited and priority will be given to BIPOC voices. Please use this form to register:


Date: Saturday October 1st Location: Struts Gallery, 7 Lorne St, Sackville NB

Time: 1-4pm

This is a hands-on session where participants will receive a short presentation from Artist in Residence Talysha Bujold-Abu, followed by a group writing project, and time to work on their miniature house and story. Materials will be supplied.

Participants are welcome to bring tools/materials as well.


Date: Wednesday October 5th Location: Struts Gallery, 7 Lorne St, Sackville NB

Time: 7-9pm

In this session, participants of IN THIS HOUSE will share their stories and houses, followed by a collective talk-back, a chance to discuss the intersections of the stories shared and to deepen understanding of the work.

FOLLOW-UP: Talysha Bujold-Abu will document both the house and text elements created during the workshop into a mini zine. Copies will be made available to participants, with an archival zine allocated to Struts Gallery.


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