ART THERAPY WORKSHOP BY LAHAR MEHTA

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We are conducting an ‘Art Therapy Workshop’ by Lahar Mehta on Saturday 8th August, 2015 from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm at Space 118, 118, Wadi Bunder Road, Opp. Copper Castle bldg., Near St. Mary’s School, Mazagaon, Mumbai-400010. For directions kindly see our website – www.space118.com/contact.html.

ABOUT LAHAR MEHTA: Lahar is Artist and Designer based in Mumbai. She began her career as an Interior Designer, using an amalgamation of ecology and design aesthetics while simultaneously experimented with art in community spaces through painting and teaching. A stint at the Gandhi Ashram in Ahmedabad where she worked towards community development resulted in her project ‘Co- Create Art’, which synthesizes collaborative art as a tool for nourishing the consciousness and spirit, by regenerating spaces with beauty and colour. Lahar’s creative methodology allows participants to invoke hidden depths and allows their essence to be expressed. She incorporates different modalities to engage in an expressive arts process which allows adults and children to explore their own images and individual creativity in a dynamic and fun environment.

WHAT WILL BE TAUGHT: The session aims at using modalities of the arts to provoke thought and internal dialogue, to aid in releasing old versions of thought patterns. The session will begin with a discussion around “what is art” (through slides and videos) and discover how art can become a medium for personal expression, as well as a space to connect with our values.

The class will next explore surface emotions, allowing themselves to immerse into the space, followed by exercises for using art to connect with self. Next, a series of exercises for using art to connect with others will explore the values of empathy, compassion and gratitude. Various art materials and forms of music and dance will be incorporated to engage with these processes. Participants will take home all of their personally created artworks.

WHAT YOU NEED TO GET: Nothing but yourself! Wear old clothes preferably.

WHAT WILL BE PROVIDED: Papers, Soft Pastels, Oil Pastels, Watercolours paints, brushes, water containers.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Open to all ages 16 and above.

WHAT YOU NEED TO PAY: The fees for this workshop is available on request.

Since we have limited seats we will confirm your spot only after receiving the payment for this workshop by 6th August 2015.

For registration information please  email- space118studios@gmail.com

Please clearly mention your name, email id and cell phone numbers when making the payment and if you are booking a seat for two or more people kindly mention everyone’s names and contact details as well. Kindly note that fees cannot be refunded once the payment is made.