Family Tour and Workshop: Paper Pulp Paintings

Jameel Arts Centre offers diverse workshops to foster and encourage sustainable art practices. In this series of sustainably focussed workshops, families collaborate and learn to recycle everyday materials into tangible and symbolic artworks. 

In this workshop, artist Rania Jishi introduces upcycling and repurposing techniques to transform discarded paper scraps into paper pulp paintings. Participants are encouraged to bring along scrap paper, newspapers or old notebooks to learn how to create hand-made paper.

The workshop held by Rania Jishi is free-to-attend with advance registration required. Limited spaces are available.

This workshop is suitable for families, recommended age is 3 years and above. No prior art experience is required. All materials and equipment are provided.

Covid 19 safety regulations:

Jameel Arts Centre abides by all Covid-19 safety regulations as per UAE law. Sessions are limited to 12 participants. Further information about the measures can be accessed here.

Rania Jishi

Rania Jishi, founder of NAQD Critique and Forsa, and co-founder of Forsa School, is a multidisciplinary artist currently working in her home-based studio to produce a new body of work using pottery and illustration. She holds a BA in Studio Art from the School of Visual Communications at the American University in Dubai, is a graduate from the Salama Emerging Artist Fellowship and is a Campus Art Dubai alumna. Her teaching and education experience includes working with the Department of Culture and Tourism in Abu Dhabi, Sharjah Art Foundation, The Guggenheim Abu Dhabi, Art Dubai, NYUAD and other organisations within the UAE.



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