GlassHaus Weekends

21st - 22nd October 2017

 
 

Location : HAUS KCH

Hosted by :

  • Catama Borneo

  • HAUS KCH

  • Momentum KCH

  • The Champions

  • About Kuching

  • Sup4Good

Weekends have a new standard.

For 2 jam-packed days, let us immerse you an all-access interactive exhibit that showcases the power of collaboration between SABAHAN and SARAWAKIAN Artisans, Anthropologists, Craftmakers, and Performers and Musicians.

HAUS KCH and Catama Borneo present GlassHaus Weekends: Borneo Bengkel, a weekend of Master Classes, Demonstrations, Exhibitions, Performances, and Live Music spread across 3 floors!

In this special edition of GlassHaus Weekends, discover paleo-Bornean practices in an immersive neo-Bornean environment.

Following the weeklong Artist Residency from 16-20 October that brings together anthropologists, artists, musicians, craft makers, and entrepreneurs from Sabah and Sarawak for an engaging internal dialogue, GlassHaus Weekends: Borneo Bengkel will be the culmination of this inter-state and inter-cultural collaboration.

On the 21st and 22nd October, get ready for a jam-packed weekend that celebrates culture, arts, entrepreneurship, music and community.

Simultaneously, Sup4good and BAND NIGHT : Episode II will happen on Saturday, as your Sunday at HAUS is set to be a memorable one: we have a special guest band coming over to give us a night of unforgettable cultural music. Stay tuned for more updates!

Direct your queries here:
Phone: 0164206175
Email: hauskch@gmail.com
or FB message us directly.

Save your dates, Kuching.

#WAK2017 #BorneoBengkel #Sup4good #TimbreSessions #GlassHausWeekends

 
 

Borneo Bengkel Masterclass

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Borneo Bengkel Masterclass #1: Japanese Bookbinding

The Class
Chapter & Star's bookbinding master class demonstrates how to create bound sketchbooks using the Japanese stab binding technique and utilising four different sewing methods.

The Hosts
Chapter & Star is an online shop for handcrafted sketchbooks and journals by Annette Chung. Their designs are an organic unity of the bohemian and whimsical, clean and minimalist.

The Skinny
A 2-hour Saturday Session (1-3pm) at RM100 per head, this Masterclass is limited to the first 10 online registrations. Please write in to BorneoBengkel.Sec@gmail.com for more inquiries and to register yourself. Prefer an online link? Hit this: http://bit.ly/BB-Masterclasses

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Borneo Bengkel Masterclass #2 Metal Chiseling & Embossing

Metal Chiselling and Embossing by Jason Alexander Labunda of Pogunsavat Craftwork.

The Class
An interactive workshop on metal engraving and chiselling using traditional Sabahan motifs. Participants will learn how to manipulate tools, methods for construction and techniques for chiselling and manipulating brass, as well as how to interpret indigenous narratives into design motifs.

Pongunsavat Craftwork
Hand-forged brass accessories inspired by indigenous North Bornean cultural practices and traditional weaving, clothing, drawings and woodwork. Each piece translates and adapts traditional motifs and folklore in order to keep alive the Bornean spirit.

The Skinny
A 2-hour Saturday Session (4-6pm) at RM120 per head, this Masterclass is limited to the first 10 online registrations. Students get RM5 off!

Please write in to BorneoBengkel.Sec@gmail.com for more inquiries and to register yourself. Prefer an online link? Hit this: http://bit.ly/BB-Masterclasses — celebrating Sabahan Brotherhood at HAUS

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Borneo Bengkel Masterclass #3: Tailored Maskmaking

Masterclass #3: Tailored Maskmaking: Construction and Modelling by Husni Zuhairin.

The Class
Learn the art of mask-making from design to material molding, cutting, trimming, colouring and finishing. By the end of this masterclass, participants will be equipped with knowledge of the mask making process and the ability to create more masks; whether for Halloween, or just for the fun of being two-faced – with style.

Your Host
The Founder of 9Lives and its most senior arts-practitioner, D2K is no stranger to the many facets of art. He believes that in every artwork he's made, a smile is born. He pronounces his style "d2kism", influenced by pop art, comics, monsters and clowns. D2K likens himself to a dog chasing cars, claiming, "I wouldn’t know what to do if I caught one, you know, I just do…things."

The Skinny
A 2-hour Sunday Session (1-3pm) at RM50 per head, this Masterclass is limited to the first 20 online registrations. Students get RM5 off!
Please write in to BorneoBengkel.Sec@gmail.com for more inquiries and to register yourself. Prefer an online link? Hit this: http://bit.ly/BB-Masterclasses

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Borneo Bengkel Masterclass #4: Parap: Kayan Poem & Song

Masterclass #4: Parap: Kayan Impromptu Poetic Song and Choral Singing by Adrian Jo Milang

The Class
Learn to sing along as habe (chorus) to impromptu/spontaneous poetic songs with Kayan singer Adrian Jo Milang

Your Host
A Kayan singer- songwriter and accomplished tukang parap, singer of impromptu or spontaneous poetic songs. He aspires to document and preserve the cultural heritage of the Orang Ulu.

The Skinny
A 1-hour Sunday Session (3-4pm) at RM40 per head, this Masterclass is limited to the first 15 online registrations. Students get RM5 off!
Please write in to BorneoBengkel.Sec@gmail.com for more inquiries and to register yourself. Prefer an online link? Hit this: http://bit.ly/BB-Masterclasses

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Borneo Bengkel Masterclass #5: Gerunchung x Ajat

Masterclass #5: Gerunchung x Ajat: Brass Bells Anklet and Dance Ritual by Eleanor Goroh and Neng Kho Razali

The Class
The Gunung (Iban) or Giring-giring (Dusun) are brass bells often seen on anklets, wristlets and skirts of traditional costumes in Borneo. Participants will string their own brass bells and learn traditional dance moves of the Ngajat Indu (Iban traditional dance). Dance with your beads and ring your bells!

Your Hosts
Eleanor Goroh is the founder of Magic Borneo Beads, a collective that specialise in unique, one of a kind beadwork designs inspired by the traditional jewellery of indigenous groups from Borneo, as well as naturals roots and plants combined with jewels and beads from around the world.

NENG KHO RAZALI is A fashion designer and dance and movement specialist, teacher and coach, trained in the traditional dances of various indigenous ethnic groups of Sarawak.

The Skinny
A 2-hour, Female-and-Children-Only Sunday Session (4-6pm) at RM50 per head, this Masterclass is limited to the first 15 online registrations.

Please write in to BorneoBengkel.Sec@gmail.com for more inquiries and to register yourself. Prefer an online link? Hit this: http://bit.ly/BB-Masterclasses

Sup4Good

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We are having 4 amazing community based projects pitched at Sup4good!

Come join us for some yummy soup as we support local artists and community projects.

Sup4good is a soup dinner aimed at crowd funding micro-grants for projects related to community, arts or culture.

If you were ever looking for a platform to support the local community; here's your chance!

If you're a artist or community builder with a great idea in mind, and you need some funds to kick off your project, send us your sumissions at bit.ly/Sup4good.

#Sup4good #aboutKuching

This project is proud to be a part of the What About Kuching Festival.

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