Design and create your dream matchbox home with artist Cheryl Teo. Explore the fundamental techniques behind the art of paper craft, get creative and put your own spin on your own miniature reading nook or space in this paper sculpture workshop!
My Dream Matchbox Home – A Paper Sculpture Workshop is part of the programming for the exhibition, Superfluous Things: Paper.
In this workshop, participants will:
- Understand the nature of paper and how to work with it.
- Learn how to work with precision and intricate details using paper cutting tools.
- Be guided with practical insights and pre-designed templates to create a miniature paper sculpture.
Tools and Materials Provided:
- Craft Knife
- Cutting Mat
Cheryl Teo is a Malaysian-born Singaporean artist who specialises in creating intricate paper sculptures and tactile illustrations. Her practice focuses on craft-based media that embraces the memory of play. She is drawn to the ubiquity of paper and the meticulous process involved in handcrafted design. Teo is also interested in constructing whimsical worlds and toying with our perception of reality through the elements of surprise and scale. She has worked on commercial set design, photo illustrations and installations. She has been featured in local and international publications such as The Straits Times Singapore, Frankie Magazine Australia, and Flow Magazine France.
About the Exhibition
Superfluous Things: Paper
is an interactive exhibition for the young at heart. This exhibition highlights the work of contemporary artists as storytellers, evoking precious personal and cultural memories, through a long tradition of paper manipulation. The works astound through the transformation of a piece of paper into objects of visual feast and irresistible emotional resonance.
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