Weaving and Learning through Art
Join Nicole as she explores the importance of plants within Coast Salish culture. This interactive session will feature a rope-making demo where participants will have the opportunity to learn basic weaving techniques. To participate in this hands-demonstration, come prepared with rope, yarn or pick up a prepared bundle from the Burnaby Village Museum before the event date by calling 604-297-4565.
Nicole Preissl is an explorative designer who uses natural materials to influence her work. From both Squamish and Sto:lo decent, she began introducing traditional artistic customs into her practice as a means of connecting to her culture. In her art practice she uses natural fibres and materials to create textile based designs. Her areas of interest are natural plant dyes, weaving Coast Salish style garments and using raw hide to create thought provoking design pieces.