Flower blanket workshop


Artist Joanes Simon – Perret will perform his weaving in in public at one of the Vidzemes market pavilions, as well as hosting open workshops for several days, between 11.00 am and 16.00 pm. Anyone will be able to take part in these workshops and try out the technique. All participants will be able to join the event by donating a piece of clothing and together with the event organizers and artist Joanes Simon – Perret to prepare it for weaving and recycling.

Thematic division: Survival Kit

Begins : 30.05.2014 21:00

Ends: 31.05.2014 21:00


  • Vidzeme market, yard of Brivibas Street 90 building

Form of event:

  • Object in the city environment
  • Workshop

Category of event:

  • Participation of the public
  • Tradition

Audience of event:

  • Youth
  • Adults

Project description:

Project “Flower Blanket” is an interactive event with ecological undertones and participants and observe and participate in interesting and creative weaving process. French artist Joanes Simon - Perret weaves seed ribbons in traditional rag blankets. When watered regularly, the textiles, weaved into the rag blankets, become soil of sort, where the seeds start growing. After the blankets are finished, they will be displayed at Vidzemes market, simultaneously becoming also seasonal plantlets.

Web address: http://riga2014.org/AuguSega



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