Join us on September 25th for a talk with fiber artist and SANYC co-founder Brandy Godsil as she shares the healing art of SAORI weaving.
This online webinar will introduce you to the philosophy at the heart of SAORI. Discover what makes the SAORI floor loom uniquely suited for people with disabilities. View the diverse and unorthodox weavings created in our online programs. Finally, see how to weave SAORI style with found materials on a homemade cardboard loom, creating jewelry and other items with the weavings.
SAORI is a contemporary weaving practice celebrating individuality and spontaneous beauty. Find out how SAORI Arts NYC (SANYC) uses this style of weaving as a healing art with people with disabilities and chronic illness.
Join Brandy Godsil, a fiber artist and SANYC co-founder, to learn about the philosophy at the heart of SAORI. As she talks, Brandy will demonstrate how the philosophy is put into effect on a SAORI floor loom. Discover what makes this loom uniquely suited for people with disabilities.
You’ll view the diverse and unorthodox weavings created in our online programs throughout the pandemic. Finally, Brandy will demonstrate how to weave SAORI style with found materials on a homemade cardboard loom, creating jewelry and other items with the weavings.
About SAORI Arts NYC: Founded in 2015, SAORI Arts NYC is a nonprofit dedicated to inspiring creativity, joy, and self-confidence through freestyle weaving with people with disabilities and chronic illness. Our accessible programs allow people of all ages and abilities to engage in visual and tactile exploration and to create unique weavings. Learn more about our work, get involved, and donate at www.saoriartsnyc.org.
Celebrate New York Textile Month: This event is a part of New York Textile Month, a month-long city-wide festival designed to celebrate textile creativity and promote textile awareness.
Captioned recordings will be sent to all registrants after the event. Please contact Ria at email@example.com for access questions or accommodation requests.
Suggested donation: $10
Register for this event HERE.