1 Day Course: Hand Squeezed Objects for under 5's - Camden Art Centre

Hand Squeezed Objects will introduces under 5’s and their adults to the joys of making through feeling, squeezing and mixing coloured clay.

Hand Squeezed Objects led by Joanne Masding will introduce under 5’s and their adults to the joys of making through feeling, squeezing and mixing different coloured clays to make ceramic objects that capture the imprints of their tiny hands. The squeezed pieces of clay can then be turned into lightpulls, drawer handles, pendants, or magnets, or left as palm-sized sculptures.

This is a playful session that encourages young children to explore new textures and sensations. For the first half of the session the group will be led through a series of explorative making exercises, followed by free-play with clay for those who want to stay for the full two hours.

For families with children age 5 years and under, no previous experience is necessary.

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Additional Information

The building is fully wheelchair accessible. Please visit our access page on our website for more information on getting here, parking and facilities.

Evidence of concessionary status must be shown on the first day of the course.

Booking on a course at Camden Art Centre signifies your agreement to our terms and conditions as stated in our Learning Agreement.

Bookings are non-refundable and non-transferable, unless the course is cancelled by the Centre. See Learning Agreement for details.

Course attendees must adhere to our Covid-19 safety measures as stated in our Learning Agreement.

Please note we require course attendees to have undertaken a lateral flow test (that produced a negative test result) within the preceding 48 hours before a session.

The Artist

Joanne Masding is an artist working in Birmingham, UK, and a director member of Modern Clay ceramics co-op. She is currently working on public artwork commission #makefuturevillagehistory, in Cardiff, Wales. Exhibitions include In the Peaceful Dome, Bluecoat, Liverpool, 2018; Touche Eclat, Workplace, Gateshead, 2017; Plaster Ghost Finger Cast, New Art Gallery, Walsall (solo), 2017. She has undertaken artist residencies with 501 Artspace, Chongqing, China, 2013; Research and Cultural Collections at University of Birmingham, UK, 2016; and Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin, Ireland, 2014. She made permanent commission Flimsy Signals, for developers Bruntwood in 2018, and received a fellowship from John Feeney Trust in 2017. In 2020 she received by nomination an Artist Award from Henry Moore Foundation. Joanne also runs the online sales platform Studio Outlet.