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Exploding Human Language Workshop

Learn language skills from scratch in this original workshop in Merton led by Object Book
£14 pp
What happens in this class?

You probably talk to fellow humans every day, but have you ever tried talking to a tree? This one-of-a-kind workshop at Merton Abbey Mills gives you a chance to. Through an 'embodied encounter with a tree', participants will explore and examine the art of language making.

In this class

This workshop aims to break down language-making into three parts: sound, movement and mark-making. Through your interaction with the tree, you'll examine how these components are made by and with the tree. You'll then use your findings to devise a short language performance to…

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Things to remember

This workshop can be done on its own, or paired with Part Two in the afternoon: 'Reading and Writing with a Tree', also with Camilla Nelson.

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Age Requirement

This class is suitable for all ages
All students under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian.

Flexible cancellation policy

Any class can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase. See cancellation policy.
Your Teacher

Run by artist Chloe Spicer, Object Book is an experimental book arts studio in Merton that puts on artist workshops and events.

Object Book is an alternative book makery and book arts studio, in residency at Merton Abbey Mills: a converted, 18th-century textile factory in Merton. The studio is run by Chloe Spicer, an artist, library curator and book lover trained in the art of handling rare books and archival materials. Check out Chloe's workshops to learn all manner of things from sculpting books into unique art pieces and making your own paper to using books as instruments…

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Class Location
Object Book
Unit 12 The Long Shop, Merton Abbey Mills
SW19 2RD