The gods have had their time... it is high time for the goddesses to take center stage! Celebrate the Divine Feminine at the Los Angeles Makery at 260 S. Los Angeles St, LA, CA 90012. Curated by A. Laura Brody, founder of of Opulent Mobility.
Give me that real old time religion! Goddess worship, that is. Goddesses come in a wide variety of forms and guises and we celebrate them all.
Opening events: Sunday, September 3 from 1-4 PM
Invocation to the Goddesses by A. Laura Brody
Poetry reading by Lisa Broadway Chow
Interactive art by Adele Satori
Music by The Morrigan
Music by The Morrigan and interactive art by Adele Satori at the First Thursday event, Thursday, September 7th from 6-9 PM.
Sunday, September 10, 4-6 PM: DIY goddess jewelry and short Tarot reading with Troy Cantu and an Orisha inspired poetry reading by Tricia Alkmia Cochee.
Sunday, September 17, 4:30-6 PM: Autumnal sound bath and guided meditation with Adele Satori
Sunday, September 24, 4-6 PM: Goddess talk with the artists of Enter the Goddess(es)
Artists: Regina Argentin, A. Laura Brody, Oscar "Vomit" Cano, Troy Cantu, Mary Cheung, Rebecca Contreras, Edith and Jolly de Guzman aka dearantler, Elizabeth Estrada, Patricia Fortlage, Malcolm Hoffman, Shireen Jamehdor, Lois Keller, Austin Lubetkin, Cathi Milligan, Lola Mitchell, Mahtab Mohammadi, Penny Richards, Adele Satori, Catherine Singer, Kellie Thomas-Walker, Lisa Tomczeszyn, and Cheyann Washington.
Thank you all!
We're making and mending at my downtown studio this fall! Learn fun, simple, and fabulous ways to mend your much loved clothes, create fancy fabric portraits, and make your own rag rugs from scrap.
You are most welcome.
Visible Mending at the Makery is Sunday, September 10 from 1-3 PM PST. $95.
Let’s mend the world instead of trashing it.
Visible mending makes repair fun, meditative, and beautiful. We’ll use techniques inspired by classic Japanese Boro and Sashiko hand sewing and turn your worn out clothing into wearable art. This is a great way to keep old clothes out of the landfill, save their memories, and to sew in good company.
Bring items you love that need mending!
Supply your own materials or purchase on site: embroidery floss and needle, patching material, and pins. Instructor provides pins, scissors, and thread conditioner.
Textile Portraits at the Makery is Sunday, September 17 from 1-3 PM PST. $95.Our inspiration for this workshop is the artist Faith Ringgold! She is a painter, sculptor, teacher, performance artist, and writer best known for her painted story quilts. Her work covers personal, political, and social issues and is often a combination of images and text using both fabric and paint.
Bring in a picture of loved ones (or a favorite scene) that you want to create in fabric, and we'll break it down into parts and create your own work of art.
Supply your own materials or purchase on site: packets of fabric, embroidery thread and needles, and marking wax. Instructor provides scissors, pins, tracing paper and pencils, and fabric glue.
Image by artist Kim Kyne.
Rag Rug Making at the Makery is Sunday, September 24 from 1-3 PM PST. $95.
Turn your old clothes and fabric scraps into beautiful rag rugs! Rag rug making is fun, meditative, and a great way to keep worn out clothing and materials from going to the landfill. We'll cover basic twisted and braided rag twine and use it to start building a rug of your own.
Supply your own materials or purchase on site: scraps of material or old clothes in colors you like and a hand sewing needle and thread. Instructor provides safety pins, scissors, and thread conditioner.
A. Laura Brody
I re*make mobility devices and materials and give them new lives. Sometimes I staple drape.