FASHION LAB Traditional craft in a contemporary context


The aim of this workshop is to explore the possibilities of sustainability in fashion by learning about traditional crafts and transferring them into new forms. At the end of this workshop, participants will create a string bag pack or a tote bag using only recycled fabrics from old garments. These bags will be decorated with fabric paints and patterns found in traditional Cypriot craft.


Mikaella Kasinou is a Scenographer, Set and Costume Designer specialised in prop making for theatre and films, she’s also an actress. She has worked with various theatres in Cyprus including THOC and independent teams. Her personal work includes designs for bags and shoes by applying traditional crafts in new forms and ideas. She has exhibited her work in the New Designers exhibition in London. She also teaches Art-Craft and Theatre to kids.

Dates: 20 & 21 October 2022
Location: ArtHub at NiMAC, Nicosia, Cyprus.
Deadline for applying: 20/09/2022

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*The workshop is open to participants of any age (over 18) and no prior knowledge or ability is needed.

*Participation is free of charge.

*Travel and accommodation expenses will be covered by the
Open Up project.