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Recycled Materials Sculpture Workshop

February 24 @ 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Recycled Materials Sculpture Workshop with Jean Michel Dissake

Experience creating your own sculptural work with the guidance of Jean Michel Dissake, Cameroonian artist-in-residence. Learn about Jean Michel’s work and his message about unity and realizing our oneness with nature. Materials from the Scrap Exchange will be available and please also bring your own found or recycled materials (aluminum, plastic, fiber, other objects) to work with. Wire, glue, thread and hammers are provided; please bring work gloves. Registration is required. Space is limited.

Dates: Sunday, February 24th

Time: 2:00-5:00 pm

Cost: $60

Ages: 16+

Instructor: Jean Michel Dissake

Jean Michel Dissake, artist from Cameroon, will be in residence at the Scrap Exchange Monday, Feb. 25 through Saturday, March 2.Jean Michel is an extraordinary artist who uses found and recycled materials to create sculptures that may include wood, vines, termite dust, fabric and other natural objects with wire, aluminum, computer parts and recycled materials. His concepts and message are a powerful message about unity, reconnecting with nature, finding a balance with nature and technology and “healing the Tree of Life.” Africa News calls Jean Michel‘s art “…new sculptural forms and an ecological discourse.” ‘Cameroun : des objets d’art à partir de matériaux récupérés’, Africa News 2017, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hKXByMWtPDc Please feel free to come to the Scrap Exchange and meet Jean Michel during his residency!

Early Bird Registration Bonus!

Register for any class at least 3 weeks in advance and receive a $5 store voucher good towards the purchase of any materials in The Scrap Exchange retail store! Voucher will be handed out at the beginning of the class, and will be valid for two weeks. The voucher may not be applied to Cameron Gallery items or programs. This voucher will only be given to students who register at least 3 weeks prior to the start date/time of the class.

Refund Policy

Refunds for class fees will be issued if the class is cancelled by The Scrap Exchange for any reason. If you register for a class and cannot attend, a refund will only be issued if you notify the Scrap Exchange at least 1 week before the class begins.


February 24
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM


The Scrap Exchange
2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707 United States


The Scrap Exchange