Zakriya Rabani is a first-generation human. Given a different last name than both of his parents, he has grown as a Southwest Floridian with influences consisting of the relentless repetitive nature of the blue-green crashing waves, the push for strategic explosions of energy in the world of sport and competition, and an obsession of contending with present-day educational/institutional structures. Zakriya has a love for sharing information and experiences through storytelling and teaching.
Zakriya's Upcoming Workshops
Open to All
Students of any skill and knowledge level.
Aug 19 - 23, 2024
9AM - 5PM
The Art of Metal
This workshop delves into material experimentation, idea development, and risk-taking while working in metals, providing students opportunities to utilize a well-equipped shop to further their skill sets and confidence in art making. The course teaches tools and tricks for welding and metal fabrication, including bending, cutting, curling, braking, heating, smashing, patina use, and drawing. Additionally, students discuss different lighting methods and installation ideation to elevate their work. The goal is to help participants build a foundation of skills so that they may explore and experiment, and use new skills confidently in future projects.