Natural Connections Project
13th and 14th March 2021
A weekend workshop offering a mix of
Inspirational speakers, mindfulness 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
$120 per person fully catered
Supported by the Surfcoast Shire's Arts Development Seed Fund Program
Program and ticket purchase
This project has been developed in response to the 'declaration of a Climate Emergency' by the Surfcoast Shire and is supported by the Shire's Arts Development Seed Fund. It includes a launch, a weekend workshop and an exhibition.
Our aim is to support members of our community in the development of inner peace and to learn how to re-sensitise our relationship with the planet.
The program will offer ways to cultivate a connection with nature and promote greater emotional wellbeing as we face the difficult reality of climate change.
Speakers at the weekend workshop will explore the perspectives of;
Participants will have the opportunity to create their own artworks within the Drolkar Grounds. Photographer Rebecca Hosking will be on hand to photograph the works and the progress of our weekend for the Natural Connections Exhibition which will take place at the Surfcoast Artspace, Anglesea in May.
The launch took place in August; a large ephemeral art installation, documented by Rebecca Hosking
The Under Story and video
Ephmeral Art Page for examples and descriptions of this form of art
Media Page for Interviews and articles
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 yourself and enjoy the creative experience.
Photos below are work in progress shots of the creation of the Under Story.