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Children's Paper Cutting Workshop

Try your hand at traditional Chinese paper cutting with multimedia artist Tianli Zu.

Chinese paper cutting has been around for centuries and is still one of the most popular handicrafts practiced today. 

Join Chinese-Australian multimedia artist Tianli Zu as she guides you through the art of paper cutting. Learn how to fold, cut and create these intricate works as Tinali explains the symbolic meaning behind the patterns. 

No previous experience is necessary, suitable for kids in primary and secondary school. 

Header image: Eight treasure masks, Tianli Zu, 2020, Sydney, as featured in our current exhibition Sentient Paper