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Not So Expanded Polystyrene workshop with Silo Studio

Photo: Marcus Andersson

Steam, Mould & Experiment!

Join Silo Studio and the Crafts Council for a drop-in workshop experimenting with steaming and sculpting colourful three-dimensional objects!

Learn about Silo’s manufacturing process called NSEPS (Not So Expanded Polystyrene) which involves steaming polystyrene beads in fabric moulds. Steaming causes the beads to melt, expand and fuse together, distorting their moulds to create unexpected shapes. You can make your own NSEPS object to take home!

Wednesday 2nd August
10am – 1pm
2pm – 5pm

DEUCE, 16 Humber Street (opposite Humber Street Gallery)

Free, drop-in.

Suitable for
People from 5 years old.
Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. 

Please note: the activity takes about 45 minutes. Space is available for 30 participants at any one time, so please be patient when it is busy.

This workshop is part of the Crafts Council's States of Play exhibition which shows how play shapes our lives and the world around us. States of Play is showing at Humber Street Gallery as part of Hull City of Culture until 24 September 2017.