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Feel Good Friday – Mindful Collage Class

2 December @ 13:30 - 15:30 GMT

Create an impactful pop-art style self-portrait with collage artist Birungi Kawooya, who will help you to reveal your inner creative. “But I can’t draw!” you say! Self-taught artist Birungi teaches absolute beginners to shake off nerves, focus the mind and create freely. Collage with stunning African print fabric and card and reimagine yourself into a work of art.

Materials for this event will be provided for you – just bring an open mind for 90 minutes of creativity! A festive afternoon tea will be served on arrival.

You can watch Birungi’s online Feel Good Friday Mindful Collage Class via our Vimeo channel, which featured as part of our Autumn/Winter 2021 #SoAatHome festival. Watch here.



  • 1.30pm – Festive Afternoon Tea.
  • 2pm – Welcome and introductions from Lilly Brend-Fish, SoA events and outreach assistant.
  • 2.05pmBirungi Kawooya’s mindful art, self-portrait collage class.
  • 3.30pm – Event finishes.


The Line-up

Birungi Kawooya – Artist

Birungi Kawooya is an artist and art tutor inspired by nature, the beauty of Black womxn and the ingenuity of dance from the African diaspora using batik, paper and paint. Birungi creates wellbeing spaces, helping participants to unwind and portray their past, present and imagine their ideal future in art. Birungi has led online and in-person art workshops for The Royal Borough of Greenwich, University of Arts London, Black Mind, Sheffield Maternity Cooperative and Peckham Platform.

Website: birungikawooyaart.com |Instagram: @birungiart |Twitter: @birungiart


COVID-19 safety

We recommend the following:

  • Staying home if you’re feeling unwell or have COVID-19 symptoms
  • Washing your hands when coming in from the outdoors and / or before touching your face
  • Applying alcohol hand sanitiser (we will have these on site)




£12 – SoA Members | 10 tickets £15 – Non-Members | 10 tickets

(Tickets include a small booking fee)

For further information, email SoA’s Events and Outreach Assistant Lilly Brend-Fish at [email protected].



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