A workshop to look at the hold that phones, technology and social media have on our lives with some practical solutions to tackle the issue. The workshop will include art activities to offer insight into our habits and take-home resources and art exercises for every day to assist with our addictions.
- Practical tips to work on tech addiction
- The neurological facts about app addiction
- The value of art making as a mindfulness approach
- Resources to tackle phone addiction
- How to use art-making as a mindfulness tool
- A self-care box, made in the workshop
- Their phone/tablet/device they feel addicted to
No. Any clothing they are ok getting art materials on.
Anyone struggling with their phone/tablet/device use
Vendor since 2018
Roz is an advocate for using art and craft as therapy, using creative practice as a tool to help her manage her own mental health struggles. She believes a revival in craft and hand-making is important for our community and our environmental health and is keen to spread the word.
For the past 3 years, Roz has been teaching textile workshops around Victoria and interstate, sharing her lifelong love of craft, with classes that provide a focus on mindfulness and sustainability.
The Be Kind Textiles studio, situated at 457 St Georges Rd Thornbury, is a combined retail and workshop space that offers a delightful mix of sustainable craft supplies, handmade accessories & homewares, with a sprinkle of vintage treasures throughout.
The studio space is equipped with an industrial sewing machine, overlocker, large table space, iron, tea & coffee facilities and is available for long-term or short-term hire. The studio is also a great meeting place for your craft or social group, day or night, get in touch to check availability.