Natural Connections Project
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A weekend workshop offering
Inspirational speakers, minfulness meditation and creative expression through Ephemeral Art.
Natural Connections aims to restore a love for the earth and humanity by inviting us to get intimate with nature in the gardens of the Drolkar Buddhist Centre, Paraparap
Funded by the Surfcoast Shire's Arts Development Seed Fund Program
Update as of October 2020:
We have decided not to go ahead with the planned workshops in November owing to uncertainty over numbers allowed to gather.
Our new date will be 13th and 14th March 2021 TBC to offer what we orignally intended a weekend workshop
Join us then as we find ways to develop inner peace and learn to re-sensitise our relationship with the planet.
The weekend workshop sessions, will offer ways to cultivate a connection to nature and promote greater emotional wellbeing as we face the difficult reality of climate change.
Each day will explore a different perspective;
We are fortunate enough to be able to offer these workshops at a subsidised rate owing to the support of the Surfcoast Shire's Arts Development Seed Fund.
We invite registrations of interest whilst we await the lifting of the current stage 3 Covid 19 restrictions.
Workshops will be offered as single day sessions with limited places.
By registering you will be kept informed of the projects progress and the announcement of workshop dates.
The gardens at the Drolkar Buddhist center are varied and extensive, suitable for a myriad of ideas when it comes to ephemeral art, whether they are compact or grand in scale. A peaceful location to immerse youself and enjoy the creative experience.
In preparation for these workshops, I spent a few weeks on site creating the 'Under Story' a piece which imagines the tree roots as visible, connecting and nurturing each other. Videographer Rebecca Hosking has documented the work and is creating a video of the journey. Here are a few snap shots taken by Rebecca of the work in progress.