February 15th, HIRANO Tomoe with Aomori Jr.
ACAC held the workshop “HIRANO Tomoe with Aomori Jr.” on 15th February.
This is organized by ACAC and an organization ” Output committee” which consists of teachers of special needs school.
“Output committee” organized the exhibitions in 2015 and 2018, and has kept supporting the expression by the people with disabilities.
Hirano Tomoe is an artist while working for the Tofu pudding making factory, and has down’s syndrome.
She produces colorful drawing with the motif of map, and exhibited huge drawing at “Output exhibition” in 2018.
This workshop was held with Hirano and the partner facilitator KIDO Hideo who is a teacher at Aomori Daini special needs school.
First, Hirano introduced herself, and show the movie which introduce her life by the interview of her family members and a co-worker.
Her mother and father talked about the time when she was born, and it indicated how she is loved by her family members.
Then, Hirano showed the process of work.
After that, the participants started to work.
They colored the papers which were photocopied the Hirano’s drawing .
Finally, Hirano put together the participant’s papers and made big map.
This workshop originally started at “Runbinii art museum” at Hanamaki city, Iwate prefecture as “Meeting class project”
This project is that people with disabilities are dispatched as a teacher to the junior high school.
The teacher is an artist and the person with disabilities. However, this project aims to understand the person without any boarder by special skill or disabilities.
“Runbinii ar tmuseum” held this project many times (more than 40 times), and “Output committee” plans to do this at Aomori. This is the first step to them.
January 11 FUNAI Misa drawing workshop
ACAC held Funai Misa’s drawing workshop on January 11th.
The participants are over 3 years old kids and adults.
They used canvas and the paints which Funai uses for her artworks.
First, Funai introduced her works and the photos which she took at Brazil and Niigata last year.
She encouraged the participants to imagine what they could find if they dig the snow.
First, choose the colors.
She is drawing crystals of snow.
Some kids used their hands.
Funai painted across the canvas by roller.
The colors were mixed little by little.
Paint again on the mixed color.
He scratched the surface of the canvas by his nail.
Some used crayon at the last part.
The final version of the painting.
After painting, all the participants talked their feeling.
They cut the pieces of canvas and bring them to their home.
TSUKAMOTO Etsuo workshop the 2nd day
The 2nd day of TSUKAMOTO Etsuo’s workshop “Making a relief sculpture by plaster Molding”
The participants took off the sculpture from the harden plaster. (They poured in the plaster on the fast day) After took off the sculpture, fixed the chipped part, then sander and make it smooth surface.
TSUKAMOTO Etsuo workshop the 1st day
ACAC holds TSUKAMOTO Etsuo’s workshop “Making a relief sculpture by plaster Molding” yesterday and today.
The participants make 18cm relief sculpture.
Yesterday, they made a model by cray, then molded by the plaster.
First, make a model by cray.
After 1 hour and finished the mold, then started modeling by plaster.
Took off the cray after dry about 20min.
Then, wash by water and put on the soap water. This aims to make the soap membrane on the plaster mold.
Next, pour the new plaster in the mold.
Finally, put the fiber for the reinforcement, then dray one night.
They will take off the works on the 2nd day!
YAMASHITA Ayako visited the workplace for the people with a disability and held a workshop on 30th Nov.
The workplace is run by Non profit organization and supports people’s creation in Aomori city.
The workshop started with crapping their hands with music, then writing their name on the air, lieing on the floor, immitating the movemento of the leaves, etc and continue about 1 hour.
One of the participants gave Yamashita her drawing which draw Yamashirta is dancing.
Yamashita Ayako workshop 3rd day
YAMASHITA Ayako held 3rd workshop yesterday.
The participants haven’t experienced the dance ever, but their movement is unique because they are free from the definition of dance.