Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to explore a post-apocalyptic world through art with local eco-artist Edek Thompson.
Explore techniques such as tracing, sketching, painting and collage to make your own mashed up and mutated, specifically adapted mythical creatures! All with sustainability and climate action in mind. With Edek’s guidance, you will create your own post apocalyptic warrior guardian to protect you in a climate-ravaged future.
All materials will be provided, but if you have any particular bits from your recycling, images or photos, or other materials such as pens, pencils or old sample pots of emulsion that you would like to experiment with, please bring them along.
No previous art experience necessary.
Date: Thursday & Friday 2nd / 3rd November
How to Book? Book your FREE place here. Hurry, as places are limited!
Location: At Imagine Leeds, the City Climate Leeds Hub, 7th floor of City Exchange on Albion Street, Leeds ( between shops Wasabi and H&M).
Who is it for? Suitable for all ages and experiences. Booking essential as spaces are limited. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.
What past participants have said:
“Lots of fun, lots of surprises, strange outcomes!” Martin
“ I was apprehensive about joining an art class but really enjoyed it and now I’ve got the art bug!” David
“Who would’ve thought a duck’s head on a dog’s body could look so good..!” Gordon
“Messy – undisciplined and fun!” Joan
About the artist: Edek envisions a future shaped by climate change, where survival hinges on peculiar adaptations and underwater existence becomes the norm. Edek’s artistic practice is rooted in sustainability and accessibility, reflecting a strong commitment to the environment. He breathes new life into discarded materials, rescuing forgotten household emulsions, salvaging construction site boards, and repurposing discarded vinyl from sign shops. Link to their profile here . Find them on instagram @edekthompson