‘Shine a light on your rights’ placard lantern making
Celebrating 125 years of women’s suffrage in New Zealand.
- Date: Friday, 10 August, 2018
2:00pm to 5:30pm
Free. No booking required.
Te Ahumairangi (ground floor), National Library, corner Molesworth and Aitken Streets, Thorndon
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Celebrate Whakatu Wahine/Suffrage 125
Celebrate Whakatu Wahine/Suffrage 125 with us. Make your own lantern with a personalised statement/celebration/dream for use in the 'Shine a light on your rights' parade in Wellington on 11 August.
Make a placard lantern at the Library
Using a white paper shopping bag and marker pen, decorate with a short statement of your choice, highlighting women's desires in 2018.
Add a torch and bamboo and you're ready to parade.
Massive thanks to the inspirational Dee Moxon (UK) for placard lantern concept.
Make a placard lantern at other locations in Wellington
There are lantern making workshops at a number of venues around Wellington. So get involved.
Make a placard lantern at home
If you can't make this session but still want to create a lantern for the parade follow the instructions in the link.
About the presenter
Bridgette Murphy is the Creative Director of Rangiwahia Environmental Arts Centre Trust (REACT) and initiator of the Big Girl’s Project. 15+ years of Giant Puppet Building and public workshops culminating in community participatory events.