My Paradise is… A Creativity Session with Mette Tommerup

January 16, 2019, 1 - 3 pm


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“My paradise is…” A Paradise-inspired fantasy experience conceived by Mette Tommerup, this participatory performance plays at being washed ashore on a deserted island after a shipwreck and forced to create one’s own paradise from scratch. “My Paradise is…” lets children create clothing from palm fronds and perform in a fashion show. This piece examines notions of paradise from a child’s perspective and encourages the entire family to make their own paradise. Please join us for this all ages creativity session as part of Paradise Summit Miami, a group exhibition and summit at Emerson Dorsch. RSVP appreciated to [email protected] Schedule: 1-3:00PM Create costumes of palm fronds. All supplies will be available – participants welcome to bring own materials too. 3:00PM Fashion show parade inside gallery utilizing stairway sculptures accompanied my children’s percussion enssmble. Children welcome to bring instruments for this! Awards for: 1. Most Creative Costume 2. Most Humorous Costume 3. Most Well-made Costume

If you plan for come for the event, please RSVP.

Dear friends of Emerson Dorsch,

Due to current conditions related to Covid 19, we are closing the gallery until further notice. Meantime, our staff will continue to work from home. Please direct any questions you may have at this time to [email protected].

We wish everyone health and peace during this time. Please take care of each other, and we’ll see you soon.