Tricks and Traps
Family guide to pulling it off and getting away with it too!
Mai Omer, Creative Families, South London Gallery 2021
Creative Families is a series of artist-led projects which explores the relationship of parenting to well-being.
Tricks and Traps aims were:
To shake off a year of isolation
To overcome obstacles, challenges and fears
To have fun
exercising resilience, craftiness, flexibility, focus, and breathing
looking into the following questions:
• What to capture?
• What to escape?
• What to hold on to?
• What to let go?
Session 1: hideaways and hideouts
Session 2: Big Bad Wolf
Session 3: Toolkits and necklaces
Session 4: Dreamcatchers - mission impossible
Session 5: Escape artists
Session 6: Camouflage
Session 7: Measuring
Session 8: Monsters traps 1
Session 9: Monsters traps 2- shadows
Session 10: Giveaways and goodbyes