Places of Comfort: Making Miniature Worlds with Nimra Bandukwala

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February 20, 2023 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Family Day Workshop

We all have a place of comfort, whether real or imagined. Join us to creatively reflect upon this theme through writing, drawing and finally creating a miniature world! We will transform ideas into a world created in a vessel using foraged, found, and upcycled materials. We will make landscapes, structures, figures, and creatures with materials like bark, twigs, seeds, dried flowers, and more!

A variety of foraged and found materials will be provided as well as basic vessels for the miniature worlds, but you are welcome to bring anything you would like to incorporate such as interesting seeds, twigs, bark, rocks, shells as well as a vessel such as a teacup, mug, glass jar, etc.

About Nimra Bandukwala: Nimra (she/her) is a Pakistani visual artist and maker of crafts using natural and found materials. She was born and raised in Karachi, and has lived in Italy, England, and Canada over the past decade. She facilitates community-engaged workshops with folks of all ages and abilities, and believes that artmaking is a collaborative process that everyone should have access to. She co-leads Reth aur Reghistan, a multidisciplinary arts project exploring folklore and artmaking using foraged and found materials. You can join her creative experiments on Instagram and find her on

To ensure willing participants have access to educational opportunities, please email Ahmri at [email protected] if you face financial barriers and share why you are interested in joining the class. We can provide up to two complimentary spots in this workshop.

Recommended for kids age 10+, but full families welcome. Please purchase one ticket per person who will be making a miniature world (accompanying adults only attending to help the children with the activity, or to watch, do not need to purchase a ticket).

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