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Kuoni Creative Hub

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by Annie Waddington-Feather (subscribe)
Born in Yorkshire, raised in Shropshire, travelled the world, and now living Adelaide. Love travel, ancient history, horses, cello playing, the unusual and obscure, and pottering in my own back yard. Visit my website www.wadders.co.uk
Published December 6th 2015
A gallery, a shop and artistic workplace under one roof
A former house and office at 212 Main Road Blackwood has been transformed into an innovative creative hub filled with unique artistic work and imaginative concepts thanks to a team of dedicated individuals.
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Kuoni Creative, 212 Main Road, Blackwood

"With a focus on promoting locally made work and services, we're all about 'Making Things' - Making things better. Making things happen," says Carina Kuoni, Founder and Director of Kuoni Creative.

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Artwork can be found throughout the building
The Gallery
Visitors can enjoy perusing the gallery, which has an array of artwork available to purchase, varying from glass, pictures and sculptures to textiles and etchings.

Beautiful jewellery
Wandering further into the building's little rabbit warren of rooms, there's also some beautiful and unusual jewellery, including the unique paper jewellery made by Corina. "The jewellery is environmentally friendly and it's very lightweight to wear," explains Corina. There are also unique pieces from Lizard Chainmail and Urban Tinker.

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Kuoni Creative has a room filled with unique jewellery


3D Printing
For those who are after something a little more unusual, check out the 3D printer. People are scanned by a hand held infrared scanner and in a couple of hours, they can have their very own 'mini-me.' Sam Deeprose, who heads up '3-DPO', Kuoni's 3D Production Office says the models can be used for many things. "They make great wedding-cake toppers, or can be used to commemorate a special event. A pregnant lady could see her body change over months too."

Sam also highlights that people could dress up and be a super-hero, or turn their model into a unique glowing ornament by using LEDs.

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3D printer at Kuoni Creative


Making things together
Jake Hodgman, Kuoni Creative's in-house media director and editor says Kuoni is a new approach and way of thinking. "We're for the makers, the doers, the crafters."

Kuoni Creative is entirely self-funded and the team has put heart and soul into making it happen off their own backs.

Rooms are also available for hire for those who want to work in a creative environment and workshops are planned for the future.

This exciting creative hub is already making an impact in the area - State, Federal and local politicians came together at the opening night to support creative business and the arts.

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Local MP for Davenport Sam Duluk, Jake Hodgman, Liberal candidate for Boothby Nicolle Flint and Corina Kuoni on the opening night
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Labor candidate for Boothby Mark Ward admires artwork on the opening night

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Team Nick Xenophon candidate for Boothby Karen Hockley (centre) with Andrew Tidswell, Blackwood Action Group president (right) and his wife (left) admire the jewellery on the opening night


To find out what's on display, visit Kuoni's Facebook and Twitter pages.
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Why? Enjoy the arts and innovative creations
Phone: 08 83703773
Where: 212 Main Road Blackwood
Cost: Free
Your Comment
Nice to see something innovative and artistic happening in Blackwood. Blackwood has very little to offer the passer by in the way of interesting shops...maybe this is the start of a more vibrant Blackwood...let's hope so.
by noelp (score: 3|1166) 711 days ago
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