Summer Family Activity: Clothing - Camden Art Centre

Join artist Sheyamali Sudesh for a free workshop for families that explores clothing through fabric decoration and movement activities.

Over the summer we are hosting 5 days of family-friendly activities in our garden and studio that take their starting point from five basic human survival needs – sustenance, shelter, rest, breathing and clothing. The sessions will offer children and their adults a relaxed and creative environment to look to nature and slow down.

Clothing Additional Information The Artist


Children and adults are invited to drop in for a relaxed afternoon in our garden, we will be using paint and different art material to decorate fabrics inspired by natural forms and sounds that surround us, exploring our connection to nature.

Families will be guided to participate in light movement activities using the fabrics we have decorated, exploring how we can move freely and together.

Additional Information

  • Designed for children with accompanying adults, but open to all.
  • Open to children of all ages (recommended 3yrs and over). Children must be accompanied by an adult for the full session.

Booking is recommended to be guaranteed a space but you can drop-in anytime from 12-4pm.

Sessions will take place in our Garden, in the case of rainy weather we will relocate to our Drawing Studio, but please make sure to wear appropriate clothing for outdoor activities.

The Artist

Sheyamali (she/they) is an interdisciplinary Tamil artist and arts facilitator living in Ilford, London. In their personal arts practice they use dance, drawing, sound, film and writing to explore their simultaneous connection and dislocation from nature. They are interested specifically in the folklore, histories and geographies of both rural and urban places and how the memories of non-human beings co-exist with the people occupying these places. They believe nature to be an abundant source of rich creative inspiration for all. They are currently working on Re-Wild (@rewild_ilford), a 6week arts engagement project inspired by 5 green and communal spaces in Ilford.